F-I-L of Malka Leifer, Rabbi Baruch Leifer, Is Charged w/ multiple Sexual Assaults on a Girl of 12.

The charge is a few weeks old but his name was embargoed till now by Israeli courts. This is the usual Israeli practice either when an investigation is in earlier stages and or when the victims are relatives since naming the offender often implicitly identifies the victim. In this case the victim consented to disclosure of the charges to encourage other victims to come forward.

According to Israeli news outlet Kan there are additional charges which are out of statute.

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