Category Archives: Corruption

Baltimore Jewish Life “Defrocks” Chaim Halpern in Father’s Death Notice

Chaim Halpern is the Hasidic rabbi of a synagogue in London’s Haredi neighborhood, Golders Green. However, most other rabbis in the neighborhood have condemned him for sexual misconduct with women he counseled. His father, Rabbi Elchonon (Chuna) Halpern just passed … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Batsheva Hersko

Guest post by Michael Lesher an orthodox Jew, a practicing attorney, and the author of numerous articles dealing with child sexual abuse and other topics including Sexual Abuse, Shonda and Concealment in Orthodox Jewish Communities (McFarland & Co., 2014) Dear … Continue reading

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Talk About Sheldon Silver Should Be about Hafner

Guest post by Michael Lesher Judgment Day may finally have dawned for Sheldon Silver – but is the punishment he may be facing (if convicted) coming for all of the right reasons? Not if you care about child sex abuse, … Continue reading

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Enlarged Beis Din Met Again About Meisels Seminaries

The enlarged beis din met again on two evenings this week by teleconference to finally resolve the transfer of authority from Meisels who retains a financial interest and is accused of using his position for sexual violence against students. However … Continue reading

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Alan Dershowitz Announces a Sequel to His Best-Seller, “Chutzpah” (Satire/Parody)

Back in 2012 I posted a satire about Dershowitz in connection with his defense of Hasidic pervert, Baruch Lebovits. Eventually Lebovits pled guilty to eight felony counts of oral sex with a minor. Dershowitz is back in the news with … Continue reading

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ChaptzemNisht Rebbe’s Chanukah Message on Lashon Horah Mehudar (Satire)

This post is from 2009. Enjoy! In English the title of the post would translate loosely as, “The Don’tCatch’Em Rabbi’s Chanukah Message about Very Scrupulously Refraining from Gossip.” Rabossai (Gentlemen), Because of our great sins we are in exile. We … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Rabbi Kahane, Mrs. Hindy Ullman, and Mrs. Rina Lorch about Mr. Elimelech Meisels

On November 5, 2014, Adina Cohen, a madrichah (dormitory counselor) in your seminaries sent out the following email attacking the victims of Meisels and behaving as if he did nothing wrong. The email was sent out to about 70 alumni … Continue reading

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