Choir Teacher - Shaarei Shomayim Congregation, Toronto, Canada
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The Awareness Center was first made aware of the allegations back in 2002, yet at that time no survivors were willing to come forward. We are grateful to the survivors who finally had the courage to come forward to make police reports. You should consider yourselves to be heroes.
The Awareness Center has been informed that Harvey Ehrlich has been a choir conductor since he was 14-years-old. he was trained at the Royal Conservatory of Music and is an accomplished pianist.
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Table of Contents:
- Toronto Police Service News Release (11/15/2012)
- Former Choir Master Accused of Sexually Assaulting Two Former Students (11/15/2012)
- Former choir teacher charged with ‘gross indecency’ (11/16/2012)
Man charged in sex assault case dating back to 1975 (11/16/2012)
- Case of Heshi Nussbaum
- In Memory of Chezi Goldberg (Scotty): A Rape Victim Advocate
- Case of The Unnamed Kidnapping Chazen
|Harvey Erlich - Alleged sex offender|
Newstalk Radio 1010 - November 16, 2012
A 58-year-old former choir teacher is facing accusations that he sexually assaulted two young boys back in the late 1970's.
Police have arrested Harvey Erlich on 2 counts of gross indecency - after two separate - alleged incidents in the city.
The first - a man says he was assaulted by Erlich when he was 11 at a synagogue on Glencairn Avenue.
The second - a man says he was assaulted at Erlich's home when he was 13-years-old.
Cops say there could be more victims.
Former choir teacher charged with ‘gross indecency’
TORONTO – Police are investigating accusations of sexual assaults against at least two boys between January 1975 and April 1980 by a former choir teacher at Shaarei Shomayim Congregation on Glencairn Avenue, Toronto.
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