UN report: Widespread child abuse in Palestinian Authority

UNICEF reports large number of Palestinian Arab girls forced into child marriages, rampant beatings of children, and forced labor.Gary Willig, 9/13/2017, 8:04 PM

Mother arrested for throwing baby out of moving car

Woman in southern Israel allegedly tossed one-year old son out of moving vehicle.Reut Hadar, 8/3/2017, 10:01 PM

Pope defrocks priest convicted of sex abuse

Pope Francis defrocks Italian priest found guilty of the sexual abuse of minors.AFP, 6/28/2017, 7:39 PM

14-year old trapped in dilapidated home his entire life set free

Police find teenage boy in run-down apartment in Hadera who had apparently never been allowed to step outside his home.Orly Harari, 5/11/2017, 7:35 PM

'Just leave her:' Mother abandons toddler in grocery store

A woman abandoned her toddler while shopping in a grocery store in California, then left store without her.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/15/2017, 10:58 PM

Parents abuse 4-year-old son

Accused on many occasions of injecting table salt water and sodium chloride ampoules into child's intravenous transfusion.Mordechai Sones, 3/9/2017, 10:17 AM

Father charged with ruthlessly beating his 8 children

Father who beat children frequently to remain in prison until end of trial. Mother implicated for letting abuse continue.Gary Willig, 3/2/2017, 6:21 PM

Police arrest parents for suspected child abuse

Hospital suspects child abuse, police arrest parents.Orly Harari, 2/18/2017, 11:19 PM

Brooklyn teen tells cops on dad at JFK

13-year-old boy reports dad to airport cops; police take boy to hospital, arrest dad.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/17/2016, 6:12 PM

Gaza children: 'Jews, beware of Mohammed's army'

Gaza children spew hate, young father says their words are not hate but tenets of the Quran.Dalit Halevi, 12/11/2016, 7:53 AM

300 Orthodox rabbis urge reporting of child sex abuse

Letter acknowledges shortcomings in dealing with sex abuse in the past, calls for greater efforts to punish offenders.JTA, 8/29/2016, 12:41 PM

6-year old girl sexually assaulted by house cleaner in Jerusalem

Foreign worker hired to clean house suspected of performing 'indecent acts' on 6-year old girl while her mother slept.David Rosenberg, 8/22/2016, 2:24 PM

Chief Rabbi: Don't sweep child abuse under the rug

'Unfortunately we've recently seen horrific cases in our midst' writes Chief Rabbi Lau, 'burying our head in the sand is not the answer.'Hezki Baruch, 8/7/2016, 9:31 PM

6 teachers indicted for child abuse at haredi school

6 teachers at a Tel Aviv boys' school, associated with the Belz hassidic sect, were indicted for child abuse and cruelty.Ido ben Porat, 8/2/2016, 2:08 PM

Orthodox activists ask NY to change sex abuse reporting laws

Activists and victims to lobby New York's state capital demanding statute of limitations be lifted for child sex abuse.Debra Nussbaum-Cohen, 5/2/2016, 10:05 PM

'Israel is increasingly becoming a refuge for pedophiles'

Child abuse advocacy group Kol v'Oz encourages Knesset to crack down on haredi pedophiles trying to make aliyah.Matt Wanderman, 3/22/2016, 6:49 PM

Israeli diplomat accused of beating his daughter

Israeli official reportedly beat underage daughter with leather belt while abroad on a diplomatic mission.Cynthia Blank, 2/11/2016, 3:09 PM

UK lord accused of child sex abuse dies before trial

Grenville Janner, member of Parliament from 1970 to 1997, was on trial for 22 offenses.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/19/2015, 10:40 PM

Shocking footage: Arab Israeli seals daughter in bucket

Arab citizen in Abu Gosh arrested after being filmed locking his crying infant girl in airtight plastic bucket to 'bring her to butcher.'Ari Yashar, 11/2/2015, 11:48 AM

US Haredi Rabbis Join Forces to Tackle Child Abuse

In landmark proclamation, more than 100 prominent haredi leaders urge public to inform authorities of potential abuse.Ari Soffer, 8/24/2015, 2:37 PM

YU Trains Rabbis to be 'Supermen' Against Child Abuse

New Yeshiva University course will give rabbis the tools to erase child abuse from their communities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/11/2014, 8:30 PM

Canada: Court Order Against Lev Tahor Cult Upheld

Ontario court upholds Quebec ruling placing 13 abused children into foster care.Dalit Halevy, Tova Dvorin, 2/5/2014, 10:40 PM

Concern in Israel Over ‘Sadistic’ Jewish Cult in Canada

Investigation into two ‘Lev Tahor’ families in Canada leads to renewed calls for action in Israel. MK: It’s a sadistic cult.Maayana Miskin, 11/27/2013, 12:51 PM

Study: Nearly 1 in 2 Children in Israel Suffer Abuse

Study from Univ. of Haifa reveals that nearly every 1 in 2 children in Israel. Findings 'earth-shattering' to child welfare organizations.Tova Dvorin and Gil Ronen, 11/12/2013, 10:44 AM

Doctors to Identify Child Abuse Victims in Hospitals, Clinics

A first group of 22 Israeli doctors has completed a course that provided them with the skills to identify child abuseDavid Lev, 10/10/2013, 11:05 AM

Yemen: Eight Year-Old Girl Dies on her Wedding Night

Outrage as child bride dies from internal injuries after being married off to a man more than five times her age.Ari Soffer, 9/9/2013, 9:04 PM

'Violent Judge' in Restricted Return to the Bench

Judge accused of domestic violence will return to his post, but will not deal with juvenile and family-related cases.Kochava Rozenbaum, 8/30/2013, 1:52 PM

Palestinian Model: Hitler's Jungvolk

Op-ed: The PA glorifies the idea of martyred children, indoctrination that mirrors Hitler's Children's Army.Giulio Meotti, 8/3/2012, 12:15 AM

How to Protect Children from Abuse

Abuse of children is a terrible phenomenon, but abusers are often people whom we and our children know and trust.INR Staff, 2/9/2012, 6:36 AM

China asks Israel to Help Fight Child Abuse

A delegation of Israeli experts will train Chinese pediatricians to diagnose and treat child abuse. Gil Ronen, 12/22/2010, 5:55 PM

32 Arab Children Killed Working in Smuggling Tunnels

No fewer than 32 children have been killed over the past three years while working in Gaza arms smuggling tunnels, according to a new PA report.Hillel Fendel, 11/9/2009, 10:00 AM