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Ultra Orthodox Child Abuse

Credit the Times -- and the Jewish Week

Len Levitt | Posted 08.25.2012 | New York
Len Levitt

After 23 years of subservience to the borough's powerful ultra-Orthodox Jewish community, Brooklyn District Attorney Joe Hynes announced the indictment of four men for attempting to silence an alleged victim of sexual abuse.

Sunshine Protects Child Abuse Victims

Tom Allon | Posted 07.22.2012 | New York
Tom Allon

Great journalism -- our society's sunlight which shines on our darkest places -- is helping parents and children get justice in Brooklyn. For that, I say, amen.

The Trauma of Silence: Speaking Out About Orthodox Jewish Child Abuse

Eishes Chayil | Posted 10.01.2011 | Religion
Eishes Chayil

When I first tried to write about abuse in our community, to use the words needed to describe what was happening to so many children, I was firmly told not to.