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Hitler's heirs

Sheryl Sandberg’s new film testifies to Hamas’s brutal sexual violence on October 7. Review.

Hitler's heirs

Two Bedouins arrested for kidnap and sexual assault of teenager

Two residents of Laqiya were arrested on suspicion of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl.

Two Bedouins arrested for kidnap and sexual assault of teenager

Released hostage details sexual assault in captivity

Hostage freed in November describes how her captor assaulted her physically and sexually in New York Times interview.

Released hostage details sexual assault in captivity

The horrifying report on the 7/10 rapes and massacre

The Association of Rape Crisis Centers in Israel published a report portraying how Hamas terrorists acted to increase the victims’ suffering.

The horrifying report on the 7/10 rapes and massacre

New York Times investigation:

This is how Hamas used sexual violence against women

Two-month investigation reveals new details showing how Hamas terrorists systematically used sexual violence during the October 7 massacre.

This is how Hamas used sexual violence against women

MK accuses Border Policeman of sexually assaulting her

Otzma Yehudit MK Limor Son Har-Melech says 1 of the officers who formed tiny human chain around her 'did something which is forbidden.'

MK accuses Border Policeman of sexually assaulting her

Sheinberg's move to Katzrin:

Rabbinic Court: Basis for admitting sex offender into community

Without naming Sheinberg, judges published the steps a sex offender must take to be re-admitted into the 'faith community'.

Rabbinic Court: Basis for admitting sex offender into community

Bentzi Gopstein:

'Bringing illegal Arab workers into our cities leads to tragedy'

Two serious cases referred to Lehava this week, police informed but did nothing.

'Bringing illegal Arab workers into our cities leads to tragedy'

Indonesia criminalizes pre-marital sex

Critics fear that women who are assaulted will now be faced with a prison term instead of receiving the support they deserve.

Indonesia criminalizes pre-marital sex

Why do they do it?

Criminologist explains what lies behind sexual crimes

Clinical Criminologist Dr. Idisis describes working with sex offenders and the motivations behind their crimes. It's not just sex.

Criminologist explains what lies behind sexual crimes

Women's rights advocate:

Sexual assault on 10-year-old was nationalist terror attack

'This isn't just another shocking rape, it's nationalistically motivated terrorism,' Council of Women's Organizations chair says.

Sexual assault on 10-year-old was nationalist terror attack

Bedouin who sexually assaulted 10-year-old sentenced to 5 years

Be'er Sheva court sentences Arab who sexually assaulted 10-year-old girl to 5 years in prison. 'The judges let the criminals off lightly.'

Bedouin who sexually assaulted 10-year-old sentenced to 5 years

Terrorist prisoner accused of sexually assaulting female guard

New case of sexual assault in jail for security prisoners under investigation after scandal at Gilboa Prison.

Terrorist prisoner accused of sexually assaulting female guard

Arab ultrasound technician who assaulted women is named

Jerusalem Arab, 25, named as ultrasound technician who assaulted women in Beitar Illit.

Arab ultrasound technician who assaulted women is named

Lawsuit alleges mishandling of sex assault claim at Camp Ramah

Conservative rabbi who pledged to improve safeguards against abuse faces lawsuit alleging he mishandled abuse case in 2018.

Lawsuit alleges mishandling of sex assault claim at Camp Ramah

Rabbi suspected of assaulting women seeking to become religious

Rabbi from Jerusalem, who heads an organization to bring Jews closer to Judaism, is arrested on suspicion of sexual assault.

Rabbi suspected of assaulting women seeking to become religious

Elderly man suspected of sexual abuse is arrested

Elderly man arrested for sexual assault committed years ago, after alleged victims file complaint with police.

Elderly man suspected of sexual abuse is arrested

Resident of southern Israel suspected of sexual assault

Man with AIDS is arrested after suspicions arise that he used fake social media profiles to connect with women, sexually assault them.

Resident of southern Israel suspected of sexual assault

Two Arabs arrested for assaulting Jewish girls on kayak trip

Suspects are aged 15 and 22, residents of PA-controlled area near Ramallah and illegally in Israel.

Two Arabs arrested for assaulting Jewish girls on kayak trip

Father of rape victim: 'We give the Bedouin everything'

Father of Jewish girl raped in her bed by Bedouin Arabs says it would be better to try the rapists under Sharia Law than in Israel's courts.

Father of rape victim: 'We give the Bedouin everything'

Police probe sex assault allegations against Yehuda Meshi-Zahav

ZAKA founder denies all, is willing to waive Israel Lifetime Achievement Award as police launch investigation into claims of sexual assault.

Police probe sex assault allegations against Yehuda Meshi-Zahav

Arab worker arrested for raping pregnant Jerusalem woman

Man from eastern Jerusalem hired to paint apartment, move furniture suspected of raping pregnant woman in her home.

Arab worker arrested for raping pregnant Jerusalem woman

Father of girl sexually assaulted by Bedouin burglar speaks out

The father of a 10-year-old girl assaulted during a home invasion in the Negev says he wishes he had shot the attacker.

Father of girl sexually assaulted by Bedouin burglar speaks out

Bedouin burglar sexually assaulted 10-year-old Jewish girl

Father speaks out after Bedouin Arab broke into his home and went 'from bed to bed' before assaulting the family's 10-year-old daughter.

Bedouin burglar sexually assaulted 10-year-old Jewish girl

IDF rejects sexual assault claims

An IDF spokesperson dismissed allegations that soldiers on peacekeeping duty had violated a female protestor.

IDF rejects sexual assault claims

'Rabbi' suspected of sexual assault identified

Be'er Sheva court lifts gag order, extends arrest of 'rabbi' accused of sexually assaulting two women. Police: There may be other victims.

'Rabbi' suspected of sexual assault identified

Police arrest rabbi from southern Israel

Rabbi and additional suspect arrested after police open investigation on charges of sexual assault against multiple women.

Police arrest rabbi from southern Israel

The gang rape at the Red Sea Hotel

While there is national consensus in Israel about the evils of sexual abuse, there's little agreement on root causes of the problem. Opinion

The gang rape at the Red Sea Hotel

Palestinian Arab arrested for sexually assaulting Israeli woman

Arab man who assaulted Israeli woman in Samaria last week apprehended.

Palestinian Arab arrested for sexually assaulting Israeli woman

Attempted sexual assault in Samaria

PA Arabs force young Jewish woman into car at Giti Junction in attempted sexual assault, after which she jumps from the car to save herself.

Attempted sexual assault in Samaria

Israeli woman gang raped by Arabs recognized as terror victim

Jewish woman who was gang raped at age 16 by six Israeli Arabs is officially recognized by state as victim of terrorism.

Israeli woman gang raped by Arabs recognized as terror victim

Melania Trump on MeToo: Accusations need evidence

First Lady says victims of sexual assault should be supported, but accusations alone are not enough to destroy people.

Melania Trump on MeToo: Accusations need evidence

Burglar sexually assaults Israeli woman during home invasion

'Like a scene from horror movie.' Arab burglar breaks into home near Jerusalem, assaults woman while threatening her with pruning shears.

Burglar sexually assaults Israeli woman during home invasion

'False accusations'

PM Media Advisor David Keyes accused of sexual assault by NY State Senate Candidate Julia Salazar.

'False accusations'

'MK Broshi can expect numerous anonymous accusations'

MK Eitan Broshi will face a slew of accusations by women if he does not resign, predicts a pro-family activist.

'MK Broshi can expect numerous anonymous accusations'

Gabbay suspends MK Broshi over sexual assault allegations

Gabbay demands MK Eitan Broshi resign after new harassment allegations surface. Resignation would make provocateur Eldad Yaniv MK.

Gabbay suspends MK Broshi over sexual assault allegations

Infiltrator assaults Israeli woman in Tel Aviv

Israeli woman sexually assaulted by illegal immigrant residing in Tel Aviv.

Infiltrator assaults Israeli woman in Tel Aviv

Report: Infiltrator raped, imprisoned woman in Tel Aviv

Illegal immigrant from Eritrea suspected of holding woman captive in his apartment, raping her.

Report: Infiltrator raped, imprisoned woman in Tel Aviv

Actor, comedian Bill Cosby found guilty of sexual assault

Former actor launches into tirade after being convicted of drugging, then sexually assaulting woman at his home.

Actor, comedian Bill Cosby found guilty of sexual assault

'Can illegal immigrant get legal status by committing rape?'

Illegal immigrant living in Israel rapes Israeli woman, then demands legal status in Israel as father of child conceived in rape.

'Can illegal immigrant get legal status by committing rape?'

Serial 'mikva rapist' charged for assaults on teens

66-year-old Jerusalem man allegedly cornered teens as young as 13 in mikva, threatening to lock them inside if they resisted him.

Serial 'mikva rapist' charged for assaults on teens

Swiss Islamist accused by three women of sexual assault

Supporters of Islamic studies professor and terror apologist claim accusations part of 'international Zionist plot.'

Swiss Islamist accused by three women of sexual assault

Mayim Bialik slammed for 'victim blaming'

Orthodox Jewish actress criticized for suggesting that dressing modestly can help reduce phenomenon of sexual assault.

Mayim Bialik slammed for 'victim blaming'

Senior Meretz official charged with raping minor

Meretz party acknowledges that senior official indicted for sex crimes against 13-year-old, says official has been suspended pending trial.

Senior Meretz official charged with raping minor

UK serial accuser charged 15 men with rape, sexual assault

Judge blasts 25-year-old woman's 'grotesque' lies which landed man in prison, earned her thousands of dollars over false rape accusations.

UK serial accuser charged 15 men with rape, sexual assault

The basement of horrors in Jerusalem

Allegations of sexual assault, abuse, and incest as uncle, nephew arrested for subjecting teen to years of torment in family basement.

The basement of horrors in Jerusalem

Haredi advertiser charged with sexually assaulting 6 employees

Advertiser claims rival behind dozens of claims he sexually assaulted employees over 5 years.

Haredi advertiser charged with sexually assaulting 6 employees

Suspect picked up haredi hitchhikers - then molested them

Shock in Kfar Saba as former city councilman indicted for sexually assaulting youths he found hitchhiking in attacks spanning two years.

Suspect picked up haredi hitchhikers - then molested them

Holistic 'doctor' indicted for raping female haredi patients

Suspect raped, sexually abused haredi women suffering from depression, claimed rabbis had endorsed his treatment.

Holistic 'doctor' indicted for raping female haredi patients

Police: Education Min. ignored warnings on pedophilic teacher

Police claim Education Min. was informed that substitute teacher had history of sexual assaults on children, but Ministry ignored warnings.

Police: Education Min. ignored warnings on pedophilic teacher

Holistic therapist accused of sexually assaulting patients

Alternative medicine therapist arrested after allegedly sexually assaulting haredi women during treatment.

Holistic therapist accused of sexually assaulting patients

Man accused of sex crimes hired as substitute, molests students

Math teacher accused of sexually assaulting students at Tel Aviv school; was already accused of assaulting student during private lessons.

Man accused of sex crimes hired as substitute, molests students

Bedouin man gets 10 months for sexually assaulting haredi girl

Man convicted of sexually assaulting 15-year old girl in Beitar given 10 months in jail, his friend just 3 months community service.

Bedouin man gets 10 months for sexually assaulting haredi girl

Beit Shemesh man indicted for sexually assaulting 11-year old

Suspect allegedly paid young victim 20 shekels to keep quiet after twice sexually assaulting him next to synagogue.

Beit Shemesh man indicted for sexually assaulting 11-year old

Man suspected of sexually assaulting women at weddings arrested

Attacker allegedly targeted women and children during haredi weddings.

Man suspected of sexually assaulting women at weddings arrested

Racially motivated sex crime:

'Israeli police twisted and distorted data'

After thorough investigation MK Yulia Malinovski states Israeli police gave Knesset false information about sexual terrorism.

'Israeli police twisted and distorted data'

Youth indicted for series of sexual assaults in Bnei Brak

One of victims was targeted on her way to her grandmother's house. Second victim saved by relative who passed attack site by chance.

Youth indicted for series of sexual assaults in Bnei Brak

'We must recognize when sexual assault is racially motivated'

MK Julia Melinovsky congratulates Defense Ministry on recognizing racially motivated sexual assault as acts of terror.

'We must recognize when sexual assault is racially motivated'

Sexual assault of Jewish woman recognized as terror attack

Student sexually assaulted by Arab youths finally recognized as terror victim.

Sexual assault of Jewish woman recognized as terror attack

Police mislead Knesset on Arab 'sexual terror'

A police rep. told the Knesset that 'sexual terror' by Arabs against Jewish women is seeing a downward trend. Data indicates otherwise.

Police mislead Knesset on Arab 'sexual terror'