Tuesday, January 01, 2013

Sex Offender Registry: Case of Clergy Sexual Abuse

Sex Offender's Registry of Alleged and Convicted Offenders

Case of Clergy Sexual Abuse


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Case of Clergy Sexual Abuse
  1. Case of Rabbi Yoram Abergel (Netivot, Israel)  (AKA: Rabbi Yoram Aberjil.  Accused of cult like practices and sexual harassment of young women and threatening the lives of the survivors and those who support them.)
  2. Case of Rabbi Shlomo Aviner (Beit El, Israel)  (Two women accused the rabbi of creating emotionally intimate relationships with them. These relationships included his expressions of his love for them during regular late-night phone conversations, extracting details from them of their sexuality and promoting an unhealthy emotional dependence on him).
  3. Case of Rabbi Eliezer Berland (Jerusalem, Israel; Brooklyn, NY) (Allegations made that Rabbi Eliezer Berland sexually assaulted a woman. )
  4. Case of Rabbi Gavriel Bidany (Tel Aviv, Israel; New York City, NY) (Convicted on charges of groping passenger on Delta flight)
  5. Case of Rabbi Aryeh Blaut (AKA: Louis Blaut, Louis Steven Blaut, Louis A. Blaut, Louis S. Blaut) (Seattle, WA) (Convicted sex offender on federal charges of possession of child pornography.  According to the United States Department of Probation, Louis Blaut is not allowed contact with anyone under the age of eighteen on the internet or in person).
  6. Case of Rabbi Yisroel Bodkins (Miami Beach, FL; Ft. Lauderdale, FL; St. Louis, MO; Jerusalem, Israel; Palo Alto, CA) (Allegations have been made that Rabbi Yisroel Bodkins has been molesting boys for over twenty years.)
  7. Case of Rabbi Jerry Brauner (Bourgh Park, Brooklyn, NY)  (Convicted on the charges of Sexual Abuse-1st Degree and Sexual Abuse-3rd:Subject Another Person to Sex Contact Without Consent. He was sentenced to 11 years probation, with the condition he must participate in a sex offender treatment program. Brauner has been on probation since 2002 for the sexual abuse of a 15-year-old boy.  On December 27, 2006, Jerry Brauner was arrested on charges of stealing a half-million-dollar home from a cancer-stricken woman, using a forged power of attorney to sell it and pocket the profits. Brauner is being held in lieu of $85,000 bail for lying about prior sex-abuse convictions when he applied for his notary's license.)
  8. Case of Rabbi Lewis Brenner (AKA: Lippa Brenner) (Brooklyn, NY)  (Convicted of child molestation.  The original charges included 14 counts of sodomy, sexual abuse and endangering the welfare of a child.  He agreed to plead guilty to one count of sodomy in the third degree, a Class E felony, in exchange for a sentence of five years' probation.)
  9. Case of Rabbi Yaakov Yitzhak Brizel (Jerusalem, Israel) (Accused of child molestation)
  10. Case of Rabbi Ephraim Bryks (Winnipeg, Canada, New York, NY)  (There is a Call for Action on this case.  Accusations about sexual inappropriate behavior with children started surfacing in the 1980's. Rabbi Bryks is currently a member of the Vaad Harabonim of Queens. The Vaad is a Rabbinical committee that makes important decisions within an orthodox community.)
  11. Case of Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach (There is a Call for Action on this case.  Accused of several cases of child molestation, and sexual assault of young adult women)
  12. Case of Rabbi Elior Chen (Jerusalem, Israel) (Accused of cultic type practices)
  13. Case Rabbi Perry Ian Cohen (Montreal and Toronto Canada)  (Accused of sexual abuse of a seventeen year old. Fired for sexual impropriety with congregants)
  14. Case of Rabbi Yitzchak Cohen (Israel)  (Accused of sexually harassing students at Bar-Ilan University)
  15. Case of Rabbi Asher Dahan, Be'er Sheva, Israel  (Arrested after being accused of raping and sexually abusing two 17-year-old girls after he offered "to redeem them of sin and evil inclinations.")
  16. Case of Rabbi Anthony Dee (Blackpool England; Portsmouth, England) (Former synagogue minister Reverend Anthony Dee found guilty of sexually abusing two boys and a girl in Blackpool and Portsmouth, England. There have been allegations of him molesting children since the early 1960s.)
  17. Case of Rabbi Aryeh Leib Dudovitz (AKA: Larry Dudovitz) (Chicago IL) (Convicted sex offender. Sentenced to six years in prison)
  18. Case of Unnamed Teacher in Eda Haredit School (Jerusalem, Israel) (Sexually molested at least two of the pupils in a school belonging to the hassidic sect)
  19. Case of Cantor Ami Edri (Kiryat Malachi, Israel) (Allegedly raped at least fourteen women)
  20. Case of Rabbi Moshe Eisemann (AKA: Moshe Eiseman) - Rosh Yeshiva (Vineland, NJ) (Allegedly molested his granddaughter).
  21. Case of Rabbi Moshe Eisemann (AKA: Moshe Eiseman) - Ner Israel Rabbinical College and High School (Baltimore, MD) (CALL FOR ACTION on this case. Allegedly molested several students both as teenagers and young adults).
  22. Case of Rabbi Eliezer Eisgrau (Baltimore, MD)  (Accused of molesting his daughter along with physical abuse of male students at the Torah Institute)
  23. Case of Rabbi Arnold Fink (Alexandria, VA)  (Beth El Hebrew Congregation.  Accused of Professional Rabbinic Sexual Misconduct) 
  24. Case of Rabbi George Finkelstein (Washington Heights, NY; Jerusalem, Israel)  (Allegedly molested teenage boys for years at Yeshiva University High school for boys).
  25. Case of Rabbi Benyamin Yaakov Fleischman (Baltimore, MD) (AKA Benyamin Fleischman, Ben Fleischman.  Photographer.  Convicted of sexually assaulting a minor.)  
  26. Case of Rabbi G. George Fox (Galveston, TX)
  27. Case of Rabbi Gershon Freidlin (Colonia, NJ; Pittsburgh, PA; Washington, PA)  (Rabbi Gershon Freidlin pleaded guilty to one count of child endangerment , saying he had touched the youth's penis and buttocks while applying tanning lotion on the boy on July 10, 1995  Under the terms of a plea agreement, the rabbi will not be jailed for the crime, but faces up to five years probation.)
  28. Case of Rabbi Aryeh Goodman (East Brunswick, NJ, Milford, PA, Sydney, Australia, Toronto, CA) (arrested and charged with 12 counts of  indecent assault against a child. The alleged assault took place at Camp Menachem  Pennsylvania in 2001. )
  29. Case of Cantor Joel Gordon (AKA Peter Gordon) (Buffalo Grove, IL; Las Vegas, NV; Agoura Hills, CA (Convicted of having keeping a house of prostitution and involvement in a prostitution ring.)
  30. Case of Rabbi Macy Gordon (AKA: Isbee Gordon) (Washington Heights, NY; Israel) (Accused of molesting boys he taught at Yeshiva University for nearly 28 years.)
  31. Case of Rabbi David Y. Greenfeld (Borough Park, NY)   (Allegedly sexually abused a boy who attended his synagogue and fled to Israel) 
  32. Case of Rabbi Mendel Epstein (Lakewood, NJ; Brooklyn, NY) (Arrested during an internet sting along with 7 other men.  The charges include kidnapping, extortion, various forms of torture including sexually assaulted men with a stun gun on their genitals.)
  33. Case of Rabbi Yehuda Friedlander (Brooklyn, NY; Monticello, NY  (AKA: Yehudah Friedlander.  Convicted of molesting a 15 year old on a 1995 plane flight from Australia to LA. He worked for the Pupa Rebbe in Borough Park, NY.  He also plead guilty to similar charges back in 1991.)
  34. Case of Cantor Stuart Friedman (Halifax,Canada-Philadelphia, Detroit, Boston, Los Angeles, Baltimore) (Convicted and sentanced to 15 months in federal prison on one count of distributing child pornography). 
  35. Case of Cantor Philip Friedman (Albany, NY, Queens, NY, Long Island, NY) (Temple Israel fired its longtime cantor for "inappropriate behavior" toward a member of the congregation, and the Albany County district attorney's office confirmed Tuesday that it is investigating the matter.)
  36. Case of Rabbi Jacob Frank (AKA: Yaakov Frank) and the Frankist Movement   (Convicted of cult like type practices and various forms of sexual offenses including clergy sexual abuse and incest)
  37. Case of Rabbi Lewis Furman of Ohr Somayach, Johannesburg, South Africa (Prominent South African rabbi who was allegedly caught having an affair with a married woman. He is also accused of being "serial philanderer" — was forced to resign his position in South Africa and will not practise as a rabbi in this country again.)
  38. Rabbi Tobias Gabriel (Toronto, Canada)  (There is a Call for Action on this case.  Accused by more then one woman of clergy sexual abuse / professional sexual misconduct).
  39. Case of Rabbi Marc Gafni (Fairfield, CA) (aka: Mordechai Gafni, Marc Gafni, Mordechai Winiarz, Marc Winiarz)  (There is a Call for Action on this case.  Accused sexually abusing teenage girls, attempted sexual assault of a young adult, and also accused of cult like practices).
  40. Case of Rabbi Shimon Gerlick (Nahariya, Israel) (Arrest for allegedly committing indecent sexual acts with a two minors and and adult woman)
  41. Case of Rabbi Jonathan Ginsburg (St. Paul, MN) (There is a Call for Action on this case. Resigned as senior rabbi at Temple of Aaron, shortly after reaching an out-of-court settlement with a former congregation member who accused him of sexual misconduct. A criminal investigation into the case also is being closed, with no charges forthcoming).
  42. Case of Rabbi Ephraim Goldberg (Boca Raton, FL)  (Pled guilty to one misdemeanor count of exposure of sexual organs in a washroom at a Palm Beach Mall.)
  43. Case of Rabbi/Cantor Sidney Goldenberg (Levittown, NY; Seaford, NY; Bayshore, NY; Petaluma, CA; Coney Island, NY; Brooklyn, NY) (Convicted of molesting children. The first complaints came in 1971.  He was finally convicted in 1997.)
  44. Case of Rabbi Mark A. Golub (Newport, Virginia)  (Had professional counseling license revolked for having sex with a female client, according to a state disciplinary order).
  45. Case of Cantor Joel Gordon (AKA Peter Gordon) (Buffalo Grove, IL; Las Vegas, NV; Agoura Hills, CA (Convicted of having keeping a house of prostitution and involvement in a prostitution ring.)
  46. Case of Rabbi Sidney Greenbaum (AKA: Rabbi Zalman Greenbaum, Professor Zalman Greenbaum) (Pleaded guilty at Hendon magistrates' court to three charges of indecent assault on young boys)
  47. Case of Rabbi Yisrael Menachem Grunwald (AKA: Israel Grunwald) (Borough Park/Brooklyn NY) (In a plea bargin agreement Rabbi Israel Grunwald agreed to 500 hours of community service and counseling after being accused of fondling a 15-year-old on a 1995 plane flight from Australia.  The charges against him were then dropped.)
  48. Case of Rabbi Solomon Hafner (Borough Park/Brooklyn, NY) (Accused of sexually abusing a developmentally disabled boy)
  49. Case of Rabbi Chaim Halpern (London, England) (Accused of clergy sexual abuse against adult women)
  50. Rabbi Yochanan Hayout (Tel Aviv, Israel) (Questioned by police after allegations were made by an El Al Airline employee of sexual assault.)  
  51. Case of Rabbi Nachman Helbrans (Monsey, NY; Quebec, Canada; Toronto, Canada) (Accused of cult like practices. The Lev Tahor Community is accused of marrying underaged female children to adult men.)
  52. Case of Rabbi Shlomo Helbrans (Monsey, NY; Quebec, Canada; Toronto, Canada) (Convicted sex offender. Accused of cult like practices. The Lev Tahor Community is accused of marrying underaged female children to adult men.)
  53. Case of Cantor Mark Horowitz (Getzville, NY) (Charged with committing lewd acts on an undercover police officer.)
  54. Case of Rabbi (Alan J.) Shneur Horowitz (Hagerstown, MD; Israel; Schenectady, NY; California; Iowa) (Convicted and sentenced to 10 - 20 years in prison for sodomizing a nine-year-old psychiatric patient. Allegedly, he has assaulted a string of children from California to Israel to New York in the past twenty years. Alan J. Horowitz is an Orthodox rabbi, magna cum laude, M.D., Ph.D. A graduate of Duke University, and was a writer for NAMBLA (North American Man/Boy Love Association).
  55. Case of Rabbi Steven J. Kaplan (Saskatoon, Canada) (Allegations, detailed in court documents, that he lacked proper ordination, sexually harassed female congregants and committed adultery with one of them).
  56. Case of Rabbi David Kaye (Potomac, MD; Rockville, MD; San Antonio, TX)  (There is a Call for Action on this case.  Featured on "Dateline NBC" for seeking a sexual encounter with an underage boy in a chat room. NBC News conducted a sting in August, (2005) working with a group called "Perverted Justice." Members of the group, posing as underage boys and girls, entered Internet chat rooms and waited for adults to engage them in conversations)
  57. Case of Rabbi David Kedmi - Certified Mohel (New Hempstead, NY; Spring Valley, NY) (Accused of Battery and Breach of Contract.)
  58. Case of Rabbanit Bruria Keren (AKA: Burka Wearing Mother) (Beit Shemish, Israel) (Arrested on charges of child sexual abuse and physical abuse of her twelve children. She has also been accused of cult like practices)
  59. Case of Rabbi Israel Kestenbaum (New York, NY)  (Convicted of child pornography on the internet)
  60. Case of Rabbi Robert Kirschner (San Francisco, CA) (Confessed to sexually exploited or harassing three congregants and a synagogue employee)
  61. Case of Rabbi Yisucher Kohn (AKA: Barry Kohn) (New Square, NY) (Convicted of Sexual Abuse 1st: Sexual Contact With Individual Less Than 11 years Old.)
  62. Case of Rabbi Yehuda Kolko (New York) (Convicted sex offender)
  63. Case of Rabbi Yosef Kolko (Lakewood, NJ) (Pleaded guilty to aggravated sexual assault, attempted aggravated sex assault, sexual assault and child endangerment. The abuse occurred from August 2008 to February 2009. It ranged from fondling to oral sex and stopped when the boy told his father, who confronted Kolko.)
  64. Case of Rabbi Gershon Kranczer (Brooklyn, NY; Tel Aviv, Israel) (Accused of incest, abusing several relatives.)
  65. Case of Rabbi Mahluf Aminadav Krispin (Kiryat Bialik, Israel) (Chief Rabbi of Kiryat Bialk.  Suspected and chared with the sexual assault of two women)
  66. Case of Rabbi Baruch Lanner (New York, NY)  (Convicted - child molestation.  Sentancing still pending after 2 years)
  67. Case of Rabbi Avraham M. Leizerowitz  (Borough Park, Brooklyn, NY) (AKA: Avraham Mordecai Lazerewitz) - Geres Misivta Bais Yisroel SchoolA civil suit was filed against Rabbi Avraham Mordecai Leiverowitz of the Gerrer Mesivta High School in Borough Park Brooklyn. The charges include improperly touching a boy during a one-on-one help session in the rabbi's office in the Borough Park secondary school.  Three other older boys have also come forward making similar allegations.)
  68. Case of Cantor Steven Joel Levin (AKA: Steven Levin, Steve Levin, Steven J. Levin) (AKA: Steven Levin, Steve Levin, Steven J. Levin.  Allegations were made against Cantor Steven Joel Levin of child molestation. There was also a seperate allegation of professional sexual misconduct by another party.)
  69. Case of Rabbi Stanley Z. Levitt (Boston, MA, Philadelphia, PA; Baltimore, MD) (Convicted sex offender after several adults men came forward with allegations of child molestation.)
  70. Case of Rabbi Jerrold Martin Levy (Boca Raton, FL)  (Convicted of two counts of soliciting sex through the Internet and two counts of child pornography.  He was sentenced to six years and sex in prison.  He was caught in the "Candyman" year-long sting operation by the US government.)
  71. Case of Rabbi Pinchas Lew (Pottville, IA and Chapel Hill, NC)  (Accused of exposing himself and touching his genitals repeatedly in front of an unrelated woman in his home)
  72. Case of Rabbi David E. Lipman (Prescott, AZ; Cranston, R.I.) (Pleaded guilty to one count of sexual exploitation of a minor, a Class 2 felony, and three counts of attempted sexual exploitation of a minor, Class 3 felonies.  Lipman pleaded guilty to pertain to the computer images of children younger than the age of 15. ).
  73. Case of Rabbi/Psychologist Mordecai Magencey (St. Louis, MO)  (Lost his license to practice in the State of Missouri because of his sexual misconduct with his patients.)
  74. Case of Rabbi Yoel Malik (Borough Park - Brooklyn, NY) (Arrested and charged with sexually abusing at least a dozen boys. )
  75. Case of Rabbi Richard Marcovitz (Palm Beach, FL; Delray Beach, Fl: Oklahoma City, OK; Tulsa, OK; Bridgeville, PA)  (Convicted of indecent or lewd acts with a child, and sexual battery)
  76. Case of Rabbi Jacob A. Max (Baltimore, MD) (Convicted on charges of a sex offense in the fourth degree and second degree against women)
  77. Case of Dr. Rabbi Samuel Mendelowitz (Teaneck, NJ)   (Licensed Marriage Counselor.  Accused of gross malpractice with four female patients between 1981 and 1992. He allegedly pressured women to remove their blouses and touched them sexually, engaged in masturbation and oral sex with one patient, and disparaged their husbands and urged them to have extramarital sex with what he called "surrogate lovers" male patients in his group sessions.)
  78. Case of Rabbi Yaakov Menken (Baltimore, MD)  (There is a Call for Action on this case. Serious allegations have been made against Rabbi Yaakov Menken which include sexual harassment, sexual misconduct and sexual assault. Menken's alleged modus operandi (M.O.) is of becoming a father figure to vulnerable young women and eventually allegedly sexually assaulting them.  Accused of cult like practices and mind control)
  79. Case of Rabbi Yona Metzger (Jerusalem, Israel) (Accused of sexually misconduct with four men)
  80. Case of Rabbi Juda Mintz (Montreal, Canada; Williamsburg, NY; Atlanta, GA; Mt. Freedom, NJ; Los Angeles, CA; Venice, CA)  (AKA: Yehuda Mintz Convicted  sex offender.  Was arrested during an internet sting on child pornography)
  81. Case of Rabbi Avrohom Mondrowitz, M.Sc., Ph.D., L.N.H.A. (Chicago, IL; Brooklyn, NY; Jerusalem, Israel) (Accused of two counts of sex abuse with boys at a special education school in New York. He is currently a college professor in Jerusalem, Israel).
  82. Case of Rabbi Shalom Nagar (Ariel, Israel) (AKA: Shlomo Nagar.  Arrested for allegedly raping a woman who had turned to him for advice.  Nagar, married with children, has served for many years as the chief rabbi of this mainly secular town, the largest Jewish settlement in Samaria)
  83. Case of Rabbi Isaac Neuberger (Baltimore, MD) (AKA: Isaac M. Neuberger.  Accused of second degree sexual assault)
  84. Case of Cantor Howard Nevison (New York, NY)  (Nevison pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges of indecent assault, terroristic threats, simple assault, corruption of minors and endangering the welfare of children. Two felony counts of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse will be dismissed when Nevison is sentenced. A sentencing hearing has not been scheduled.)
  85. Case of Rabbi Heshi Nussbaum (Toronto, Canada)  (arrested on charges that he molested children between January 1972 through December 1975 while working as a private religous school teacher in the Bathurst Street / Steels Avenue area.  The alleged victim was 12-years old at the time and was abused at both the school and during summer camp.  Nussbaum was charged with indecent assault of a male.)
  86. Case of Rabbi Gabriel Ohayon (Boca Raton, FL) (Alleged rabbinical sexual misconduct.  A former employee sued a Boca Raton Judaic studies institute, alleging that Rabbi Gabriel Ohayon groped and sexually harassed her).
  87. Case of Rabbi Yehuda Aryeh Oratz (Lakewood, NJ; Marietta, GA; Brooklyn, NY) (AKA: Yehoda A. Oratz.  Convicted of stalking children under the age of thirteen, and then sexually assaulting them.  The Victims did NOT know the offender.Please note that there is more then one Rabbi Yehuda Oratz.  This convicted offender was born on April 11, 1967).
  88. Case of Rabbi Michael Ozair (Beverly Hills, CA)  (There is a Call for Action on this case. Convicted, pleaded no contest to oral copulation with a 14-year-old minor. )
  89. Case of Cantor Alain Oziel (New York, NY; Toronto, Canada)  (Convicted on one count of indecent assault, gross indecency and attempted buggery during the period January 1, 1981, to December 31, 1982, of a teenage boy.  He was sentenced to five years' in prison. Oziel's sentence was reduced due to his deteriorating health).
  90. Case of Rabbi Haim Pardes - Former President of the Tel Aviv Rabbinical Court (Israel) (Convicted of sexually blackmailing" and performing "licentious acts" with women who sought his counsel in a synagogue. Pardes was sentanced to six months in prison and given an 18-month suspended prison sentence and fined 25,000 shekels ($12,500).
  91. Case of Dr. Rabbi Jack Nusan Porter (Boston, MA; Newtonville, MA) (Found guilty on the charges of second degree assault and forth degree sexual assault in a court room in Baltimore, MD).
  92. Case of Rabbi Avraham Rabinowich (Bellmore, NY) (Filmed with a prostitute during Shabbat)
  93. Case of Rabbi Yaakov Yitzhak Rata (Beitar Illit, Israel; Mea ShearimJerusalem, Israel)  (AKA: Rebbe Yaakov Yitzhak Rata. Convicted sex offender on charges of both rape and incest back in 1997.  Upon his release from prison he took on the title of Rebbe, which he  inherited from his deceased father).
  94. Case of Rabbi Avrohom Reichman (Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY) (Accused of child molestation)
  95. Case of Rabbi Uzi Rivlin (Teaneck, NJ; Tarrytown, NY) (Arrested and charged with child sexual-assault charges twice)
  96. Case of Shimon Rosen (Monsey, NY) (Convicted sex offender)
  97. Case of Cantor Stanley Rosenfeld (Warwick, RI) (Convicted of molesting a 12-year-old boy he was tutoring.)
  98. Case of Rabbi Joel Roth (Alegedly making a sexually explicit statement to a student at the seminary)
  99. Case of Rabbi Yakov Yitzchak Roth (Jerusalem, Israel; Tel Aviv, Israel, Borough Park, NY)  (Convicted sex offender.  Served a 16-year sentence on a 1997 conviction in the District Court of Tel Aviv for raping, sodomizing and sexually assaulting a child relative.)
  100. Case of Rabbi Edward Schlaeger, LCSW (Skokie, IL; Shelton, CT; West Haven, CT) (Convicted on charges of possession of child pornography.)
  101. Case of Rabbi Marc Schneier (Westhampton, NY; New York, NY) (caught kissing one of his congregants.   At the time Rabbi Schneier blamed his behavior on his bipolar condition and believed he should not be punished as a result.)
  102. Case of Cantor Michael Segelstein (Las Vegas, NV)  (There is a Call for Action on this case.  Originally arraigned on one count each of attempted sexual assault, battery with intent to commit sexual assault and open and gross lewdness. On December 19, 2002, Michael Segelstein pled guilty to the lessor charges of open or gross lewdness, in which he received one year suspended sentence with conditions and court ordered into counseling. According to court documents, Segelstein's probation was successfully completed. He has since been discharged. A civil suit is currently pending.)
  103. Case of Rabbi Arthur Charles Shalman (Buffalo, NY)  (AKA Charles Friedman, Charlie Frideman, Arthur Friedman, Arthur Shalman.  The Rabbinical Assembly concluded that Rabbi Shalman violated several principles of rabbinic conduct. Accused of sexual misconduct toward female congregational members. )
  104. Case of Rabbi Ephraim Shapiro (Baltimore, MD) (There is a Call for Action on this case.  Accused of molesting several boys.)
  105. Case of Cantor Robert Shapiro (Detroit, MI; Randolph, MA; San Diego, CA; Jamaica Plain, MA)  (Pleaded guilty to 14 counts of indecent assault and battery on a mentally retarded person. In return, Norfolk County prosecutors dropped seven counts of rape.)
  106. Case of Yisroel Shapiro (Baltimore, MD)  (Accused of molesting children)
  107. Case of Rabbi Sholom Shuchat (Crown Heights, NY) (Arrested by the FBI in during a sting operation involving 8 individuals who were torturing men including using a stun-gun as a method of sexually assaulting men who refused to give their wives a "Get" Jewish divorce).
  108. Case of Gershon Silber , Meshulach (Lakewood, NJ; Monsey, NY; Borough Park, NY) (According to reports there have been several incidents with Gershon Silber involving children in Lakewood, NJ as well as in Boro Park and in Monsey, NY.  He also allegedly physically threatened many adults.)
  109. Rabbi Ben Zion Sobel (New York, NY; Jerusalem, Israel)  ("Rabbi Ben Zion Sobel is one of the most notorious pedophiles he has known, leaving hundreds of boys he has victimized. At one point Rabbi Shach made a rabbinic decree stating that Rabbi Ben Zion Sobel could NEVER teach again." "Ben Zion has left survivors in both the United States and Israel." "His modus operandi was extremely violent and barbaric." )
  110. Case of Rabbi Jack Sparks (Talleyville, DE; Newark, DE) (Arrested on charges of child endangerment of a fourteen-year-old boy.)
  111. Case of Rabbi David Alan Stein (AKA: David Stein, David A. Stein)  (Greensboro, NC) (Dean of Jewish Life, American Hebrew Academy's former director of campus was charged with eight counts of having sex with a student. The alleged sex acts occurred on campus during the 2006-07 school year. The student was a 16-year-old male.)
  112. Case of Rabbis Nachman Stella (Tel Aviv, Israel) (convicted and sentenced to 13 years in prison on sexual assault charges against a boy.  He fled Israel and was later extradited back.)
  113. Case of Robert Sternberg (AKA: Yerachiel Sherberg, Robert Stein) (Monsey, NY)  (Convicted sex offender)
  114. Case of Rabbi Ze'ev Sultanovitch (Jerusalem, Israel) (Accused of sexually molesting a number of adult yeshiva students at the Merkaz Harav Yeshiva) 
  115. Case of Rabbi Michael Unterberg (University Heights, OH; Cleveland, OH) (Allegations were made that while providing spiritual counseling to a widow, Rabbi Michael Unterberg psychologically, spiritually and sexually exploited a grieving woman.)
  116. Case of Rabbi Herschel Taubenfeld (New Square, NY) (convicted sex offender)
  117. Case of Rabbi Melvin Teitelbaum (Los Angeles, CA)  (Charges dismissed at the request of the District Attorney's Office, which conceded it had insufficient evidence to prosecute.Teitelbaum then a filed a $10-million damage suit in Los Angeles Superior Court. In his suit that the Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles, the Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles and the family that accused him conspired to have him arrested and charged.  Later, confronted with evidence that placed Teitelbaum elsewhere at the time of the alleged incident, the siblings changed their story, a move the prosecutor said was "devastating" to their credibility.)
  118. Case of Rabbi Aron Boruch Tendler (Los Angeles, CA; North Hollywood, CA)  (Accused of sexually abusing teenage girls. Please Note: There is more then one Rabbi Aron Tendler.  This page is about Rabbi Aron Boruch Tendler, who was born on January 15, 1955.)
  119. Case of Rabbi Mordecai Tendler (AKA: Mordechai Tendler) (Monsey, NY) (Accused of innappropriate sexual behavior with women in he counseled, along with cult like practices).
  120. Case of Rabbi Mendel Tevel (Beverly Hills, CA; Crown Heights NY; Los Angeles, CA) (Accused of sexual offenses against several boys).
  121. Case of Rabbi Isadore Trachtman (Chicago, IL and Jerusalem, Israel) (Accused of cultic type practices and sexual offenses) 
  122. Case of Rabbi Moishe Turner (Monsey, NY) (Convicted Sex OffenderOffended children)
  123. Case of Rabbi Hirsch Travis (Monsey, NY)  (Charged with the sexual abuse of an unidentified 27-year-old female patient.  He was also charged with posing as a Brooklyn doctor specializing in infertility problems, and illegally operating the Fertility Foundation in the Borough Park section of Brooklyn.)
  124. Case of Rabbi Eliyahu Tzabari  (Ganei Tikva, Israel)  (Former chief rabbi of Ganei Tikva.  Charged with sexually abusing a women with whom he counseled).
  125. Case of Rabbi Ivan Wachmann (Manchester, England)  (Accused of sexual misconduct with women from his Manchester synagogue)
  126. Case of the Rabbi Tzvi Wainhaus (Chicago, IL)  (AKA: The Rabbi at Hillel Torah.  Originally arrested on October 26, 1999 and chargedwith sexual exploitation of a child.  The report states that while he was tutoring an 11-year-old child, Wainhaus removed all of his clothing and exposed himself to the minor while stating that the minor "was a very sexy child")
  127. Case of Rabbi Shimshon Walzer (Komemiyut, Israel; Monsey, NY) (According to reports, alleged sex offender Shimshon Walzer escaped prosecution in Israel and is currently residing in Monsey, NY.  "Rabbi" Shimshon Walzer is suspected of sexually abusing dozens of children in Israel.)
  128. Case of Rabbi Matis Weinberg (Baltimore, MD, Santa Clara, CA and Har Nof, Israel)  (There is a Call for Action on this case.  Accused of cultic type practices and sexual offenses)
  129. Case of Rabbi Yaakov Weiner (New York, NY and Israel) (Accused of molesting boy at Camp Mogen Avraham, New York)
  130. Case of Rabbi Israel Weingarten (Monsey, NY; England; Israel; Belgium) (convicted on charges of incest)
  131. Case of Rabbi Nachman Weisfeld (Northern, Israel) (Convicted of physically and sexually abusing children under his care in an education institution)
  132. Case of Rabbi Yaakov Weiss (Loudonville, NY)  (Confessed and Convicted Sex Offender, who is NOT on the New York Sex Offender Registry).
  133. Case of Rabbi Don Well - Principal (Brooklyn, NY)  (Accused and charged with Rabbi one count of third-degree sexual abuse).
  134. Case of Rabbi Mordechai Winiarz  (New York, FL, Israel Fairfield, CA) (aka: Mordechai Gafni, Marc Gafni, Mordechai Winiarz, Marc Winiarz)  (There is a Call for Action on this case.  Accused sexually abusing teenage girls, attempted sexual assault of a young adult, and also accused of cult like practices).
  135. Case of Cantor Phillip Wittlin (Harrisburg, PA) (Convicted of molesting two girls)
  136. Case of Rabbi Hershel J. Worch (Manchester, England, Mbale, Uganda; Melbourne, Australia; Pawtucket, RI; Chicago, IL; Istanbul, Turkey)  (There is a Call for Action on this case. Formerly known as the Case of the Unnamed Rabbi in West Rogers Park).  Accused of cult like practice which include BDSM (Bondage, Domination, Sadism, Masochism).  The alleged offender originially mmets his victims on line. Allegations include using a mixture of kabbalah, hypno-eroticism and other manipulative techniques to enagage his potential victims prior to sexually assaulting them. 
  137. Case of Rabbi Mordechai Yomtov (Los Angeles, CA)  (WARNING: Rabbi Mordechai Yomtov, is in violation of sex offender registration requirements in California for past 2 years. If you know his whereabout please notify the California authorities at: (916) 227-4974. Convicted of sexual abuse and committing lewd acts against three boys)
  138. Case of Sabbatai Zevi  (Accused of cultic type practices and sexual offenses.)
  139. Case of Rabbi Sheldon Zimmerman (New York, NY)  (Suspended from the Reform movement's rabbinic organization because of sexual impropriety was later hired to a top position by a program that sends thousands of young Jews on free trips to Israel..  Sheldon Zimmerman was based in Cincinnati, OH, yet, also had responsibility for the Hebrew Union College's campuses in New York, NY; Los Angeles, CA and Jerusalem, Israel .)
  140. Case of the Rabbi Max Zucker (Dallas, TX)  (Accused by three women of improperly touching)
  141. Case of The Zwi Migdal Society (Brazil, South Africa, India, China and Poland) (According to reports there were rabbis who were members of the society. From the 1860s to the beginning of the Second World War, thousands of naive, impoverished Jewish girls from eastern Europe were sold by Jewish mobsters into sexual slavery. This hugely profitable (annual revenues of $50 million in the 1890s) commerce in flesh was operated by the Zwi Migdal, a criminal association)
  142. Case of The Unnamed Kidnapping Chazen /Cantor (Toronto, Canada)  (Accused of kidnapping young boys from Europe and bringing them to Toronto, Canada)
  143. Case of the Unnamed New York Rabbi Who Has An Unhealthy Interest In Teenage Boys (Brooklyn, NY) (CALL TO ACTION:  Demand that Gary Rosenblatt, editor of the New York Jewish Week disclose who the local rabbi is who was said to have an unhealthy interest in teenage boys and also make a hotline report to child protective services in New York in order to protect any more children from possible harm.)
  144. Case of the Unnamed Rabbi - Principal Who Inpregnated A Girl With Learning Disabilities (Brooklyn, NY) (There is a Call for Action on this case. The Awareness Center is looking for all the information we can find regarding the Rabbi-Prinicipal who inpregnated a girl with learning disabilities at school he was principal at.)
  145. Case of The Unnamed Orthodox Rabbi (Quebec, Canada)  (An undercover reporter posed as an employee of an escort service.  One of her two clients included a Hasidic rabbi, who masturbated in a motel room while looking at pornography on television and at the reporter in her underwear.)
  146. Case of the Unnamed 40-year-old man residing in an ultra-orthodox yeshiva  (Shephelah Police District, Israel) (Several yeshiva students have testified in the case and verified suspicions that a 40-year-old man who resides in the yeshiva sexually assaulted them).

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