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Special Report: Sexual Molestation


Shapiro Found Guilty

March 10, 2008

Former bar mitzvah lessons teacher Israel Shapiro was found guilty of child sexual molestation and given five years probation last…
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Analysis: Anti-Child Molestation Meeting Fails

February 29, 2008

It was an evening of so much potential.

Over 500 people showed up on a freezing February Wednesday…
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Bill Will Extend Child Sex Abuse Civil Suits

February 18, 2008

A bill to extend the statute of limitations in civil suits related to child sexual abuse is being considered in…
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Yisroel Shapiro Pleads ‘Not Guilty’

January 15, 2008

“Not guilty.”

This was the plea entered into court record by Israel Shapiro before Judge John Miller Tuesday…
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Rabbis Wrestle With Sexual Abuse

December 28, 2007

Responding to general concern about reported incidents of alleged sexual abuse amongst the clergy –– in the Baltimore Jewish Times…
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Yisroel Shapiro Arrested

December 5, 2007

Yisroel Shapiro has been arrested and charged with two counts of sexual offense in the third degree, sexual offense in…
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Women Molestation Survivors On Their Recovery

November 9, 2007

Sometimes, people have strength and power unrealized. Five women and three clinicians sat together in a Pikesville office. It wasn’t…
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Ner Israel Rabbi Alleged Abuser

August 31, 2007

The whispering got louder in the summer of 2006. Rabbi Moshe Eisemann, 71, a beloved longtime Ner Israel Rabbinical College…
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Alleged Molester Investigated Here

July 13, 2007

Two alleged victims of sexual molestation by Yisroel Shapiro of Olympia Avenue in Baltimore City filed a complaint June 8…
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Treating The Molested

June 14, 2007

Dr. Mesa Leventhal Baker lives a frum life, deeply committed to her faith, her family and her synagogue.


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Abuse in Our Community

May 21, 2007

The following letter was mailed to the members of Baltimore’s Orthodox Community on April 11 from the Vaad Harabbonim, the…
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Area Rabbis Condemn Sexual Molestation

May 18, 2007

Baltimore’s rabbis have spoken out. Both of the major rabbinic organizations have delivered strong messages in recent weeks on the…
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When Holiness Fails

May 4, 2007

The following sermon was delivered by Rabbi Elan Adler on April 28, 2007 at Moses Montefiore Anshe Emunah Hebrew Congregation…
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Another Survivor’s Tale

April 25, 2007

The JEWISH TIMES received a call on Wednesday, April 25, from a second woman who claimed she was molested by…
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It Wasn’t Just Boys

April 20, 2007

Ellen Jane Dopkin was the only girl in her Agudas Achim Synagogue class.

She was post-bat mitzvah age,…
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Baltimore Confronts Sexual Abuse In Rabbinate

April 13, 2007

Photographer Murray Levin has looked through his camera lenses countless times, capturing Jewish weddings, bar mitzvahs and other joyous events.…
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