Monday, April 08, 2013

WARNING: J. Hershy Worch is a potential DANGER to All Women and Children living in Tzfat, Israel

WARNING:  J. Hershy Worch is a potential DANGER to All Women and Children living in Tzfat, Israel

The following message was forwarded to The Awareness Center by a reliable source:

Photograph from Worch's MySpace web page
Wanted: Responsible Woman Driver 
Tzfat emailer - April 7 2013 

To convey a group of five girls to and from their home in Ibikur/Canaan to school in Me'or Chayim. 20 times per month.
1200 - 1300 shekel negotiable. 
Must be reliable, prompt and safe.J. Hershy Worchtel-072.252-4236cell-050.413-7569

For over twenty years there have been numerous allegations made against Rabbi J. Hershy Worch involving clergy sexual abuse .  The post from the Tzfat emailer suggests that he has contact with groups of girls and is looking to bring them to a school in which he is connected.  


The Case of J. Hershy Worch - CLICK HERE for more information

Jeremy Hershy Worch was born in Manchester, England, on May 20, 1954. He received his smicha (rabbinic ordination) from Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach in 1992.  

The  first arose against Rabbi Worch occurred during the years in which he was living in Australia.  A book was written about his alleged predatorial several years ago regarding his behavior at Hamakom Synagogue in Melbourne, Australia, titled "The Torn Messiah".  

Over the years Rabbi Worch has been accused of utilizing a mixture of kabbalah, hypno-eroticism and other manipulative techniques to enagage his potential victims prior to sexually assaulting them.

There have been allegations that Reb Hershy creates a cult-like devotion to himself utilizing trance-like-states, guided meditation, hypnosis; all under the guise of kabbalah teachings. Allegedly his MO (modus operandi) has been to use such techniques on women with histories of childhood abuse, so that he can lead them into BDSM (Bondage, Domination, Sadism, Masochism). activities with him.

Rabbi Worch has allegedly written a "BDSM-Kabbalah" and finds his "students" over the internet, primarily through his Livejournal "Kabbalah_101" community.

Please help The Awareness Center warn the Tzfat community of how dangerous he allegedly has been in the past.

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