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By Gali Raz On Tuesday, May 11th, 2021

Facebook and WhatsApp have changed the sexual abuse attitude in the Hasidic community

After years of silence and concealment, covering up, and repression of sexual harassment, a new study from Tel Aviv University shows a major shift in the Haredi community’s attitude toward the subject. According More...

By News Brief On Tuesday, February 18th, 2020

Boy Scouts of America files for bankruptcy amid Thousands of sexual abuse lawsuits

  Facing hundreds of sex-abuse lawsuits, the Boy Scouts of America filed for Chapter 11, federal bankruptcy protection, Tuesday, in Wilmington, according to a court document filed in Delaware. The 110-year-old More...

By Jewish Business News On Monday, March 18th, 2019

Israeli Study Links Adult Fibromyalgia to Childhood Sexual Abuse

Fibromyalgia syndrome is a chronic condition characterized by widespread pain, fatigue, and cognitive difficulties. A new Tel Aviv University study finds that Fibromyalgia may be a consequence of post-traumatic More...

By Itamar Eichner On Thursday, September 13th, 2018

Netanyahu spokesman David Keyes steps down amid sexual abuse allegations

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s spokesman for the foreign media David Keyes announced Thursday that he has decided to step down from his position in light of the multiple sexual abuse allegations being More...

By Jewish Business News On Monday, January 8th, 2018

Conspiracy of Silence: Sexual Abuse & Pedophilia at Flagship Ultra-Orthodox Yeshivah

A lawsuit filed last week against the Ponevezh Yeshivah in Bnei Brak, the leading Israeli Ultra-Orthodox (haredi) yeshivah, reveals serious crimes that have been transpiring for several years. According to the More...

By Jewish Business News On Thursday, June 25th, 2015

children who suffer trauma from witnessing domestic violence or suffering sexual abuse are in Higher risk of migraine in later life

Adults who were exposed to childhood adversity, including witnessing parental domestic violence, childhood physical and sexual abuse have higher odds of experiencing migraine headaches in adulthood, according More...

By Lilach Weissman On Friday, January 2nd, 2015

Woman Accuses Jeffrey Epstein, Alan Dershowitz, Prince Andrew Of Sexual Abuse

  Jeffrey Epstein, a billionaire who was convicted for molesting underage girls, is being sued not only for making a woman who calls herself Jane Doe #3 a sex slave, but for prostituting her out to his More...

By Lily Bethlehem On Sunday, September 7th, 2014
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Michael Lesher’s Book Exposes Shanda of Sexual Abuse in Orthodox Communities

It has been a shandah to speak about a shandah in the Orthodox communities. But now, it is increasingly becoming a shandah not to speak about the shandah of sexual abuse, as outrage is now directed at rabbis More...

By Yael Ella On Tuesday, May 1st, 2018

103 Uber drivers accused of sexual assault or abuse, CNN report

  A CNN investigation has found that among Uber‘s drivers in the U.S. at least 103 have been accused of sexually assaulting or abusing their passengers in the past four years. Some of them are wanted More...

By Ilan Shavit On Friday, March 3rd, 2017

Jane Fonda: I have been raped as a child and was sexually abused as an adult

  Jane Fonda has revealed for the first time that she has been the victim of a rape as a child. Later on “I’ve been fired because I wouldn’t sleep with my boss and I always thought it was my fault” More...

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