Orthodox Jewish

Mohel performing circumcision (credit: CBS 2)

NYC Health Board Considers Plan To Resolve Dispute Over Oral Suction Circumcision

Health officials have linked at least 17 cases of infant herpes since 2000 to the ancient ritual.


A video produced the Orthodox Jewish Public Affairs Council compares the treatment of Orthodox Jews in Rockland County to Nazi Germany. (credit: Orthodox Jewish Public Affairs Council)

Video By Orthodox Jewish Group Compares Rockland County To Nazi Germany

The narrator says in the video that the Orthodox Jewish community in Rockland “lives under constant fear, facing harassment and intimidation.”


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New Jersey Man Accused Of Harassing Jewish Women As Part Of Gang Initiation

Rafael Laurano-Flores, 18, has been charged with obstruction, resisting arrest, bias intimidation and bias harassment, according to police in Lakewood, N.J.


Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes.  (file/credit: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

Report: Brooklyn D.A. Releases Names Of Orthodox Jews Convicted In Child Sex-Abuse Cases

The Kol Tzedek program, which was created to help Orthodox Jews come forward about abuse within their community has led to the pursuit of 118 cases.


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Orthodox Jews Pack MetLife Stadium For Prayer And Celebration

A space normally filled with the deafening roar of Giants and Jets fans was packed for prayer on Wednesday when tens of thousands of Orthodox Jews took part in a celebration that takes place every seven and a half years.


Abraham Rubin, Hertzka Berger, Jacob Berger, Joseph Berger (credit: Handout via 1010 WINS' Juliet Papa)

4 Men Charged With Intimidating Witnesses In Connection With Rabbi’s Sex Abuse Case

Four men have been charged with intimidating witnesses in an Ultra-Orthodox sex abuse case involving a spiritual adviser accused of molesting a teenage girl for years.


Rabbi Nechemya Weberman (file/credit: CBS 2)

Fundraiser Held In Brooklyn For Therapist Accused Of Sexually Abusing Young Girl

As protestors made their presence known, the man at the center of controversy Rabbi Nechemya Weberman, 53, shook hands and accepted warm wishes at the dinner, which was held to raise legal funds for him.


Posters For Fundraiser For Accused Child Molester Rabbi Nechemya Weberman (CBS 2)

Hebrew Posters Appeal For Money For Alleged Child Molester In Brooklyn

There are some shocking allegations against a counselor and confidant in a Brooklyn community. A therapist stands accused of sexually abusing a young girl who looked to him for advice.


Hasidic & Orthodox Jewish sex abuse

Brooklyn DA Hynes Under Fire For Handling Of Abuse Cases In Orthodox-Jewish Community

The handling of sexual abuse cases in the Ultra-Orothodox Hasidic Jewish community has drawn increased criticism.


Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Man in Brooklyn (file / credit: Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

Brooklyn DA Responds To Criticism Of His Handling Of Sex Abuse Cases In Jewish Orthodox Community

Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes said that the Mayor and others have unfairly criticized his handling of allegations of sexual abuse in the Ultra Orthodox community.


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Brooklyn ‘Rabbi’ Accused Of Molesting Girl Since She Was 12

A father was convinced his 16-year-old daughter was having a relationship with a 17-year-old boy, so the father set up a hidden camera in the house. What he recorded shocked him.