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Shining away the darkness

While sexual abuse and addiction are uncomfortable and frightening, we need to face these issues in order to deal with them. Op-ed.

Shining away the darkness

Mother, drunk, arrested on suspicion of child abuse

Police discover bruised child in rolled-up blanket, arrest mother.

Mother, drunk, arrested on suspicion of child abuse

Preschool assistant suspected of abuse

Police interrogate assistant at Jerusalem daycare, court suspends her from work for one month.

Preschool assistant suspected of abuse

Police arrest daycare assistant suspected of child abuse

Parents of children at the center filed multiple complaints of abuse over the past 6 weeks, report says.

Police arrest daycare assistant suspected of child abuse

Ma'ale Adumim nursery teacher arrested on suspicion of abusing children

Teacher in Ma'ale Adumim daycare arrested on suspicion of abusing helpless children.

Nursery teacher arrested on suspicion of abusing children

Children were hit in their sleep, forced to eat off the floor

Abuse by daycare director and her daughter included beating a sleeping infant, forcing children to eat off the floor 'like animals.'

Children were hit in their sleep, forced to eat off the floor

Two 'missing' girls were not kidnapped, their sister says

2 girls from the Gerrer hasidic sect were reported missing. Their sister says the girls requested to live with her, due to family problems.

Two 'missing' girls were not kidnapped, their sister says

French police arrest 16 teachers at Orthodox school for allegedly abusing students

Teachers at prominent Orthodox school in France arrested and dozens of students placed in state custody amid abuse allegations.

France: 16 teachers at Orthodox school arrested for abuse

Indictment filed against two daycare assistants

Two women employed in daycare center in central Israel are accused of attacking six infants ages 14-22 months.

Indictment filed against two daycare assistants

Daycare assistant sentenced to two years in prison

Assistant at 'Baby Love' daycare run by Carmel Mauda sentenced to prison, ordered to pay compensation to victims' parents.

Daycare assistant sentenced to two years in prison

UN domestic violence campaign ignoring male victims

Dishonest: UN '16 Days of Activism' campaign ignores reality of male victims of domestic violence.

UN domestic violence campaign ignoring male victims

Daycare provider suspected of abuse arrested in central Israel

Police arrest daycare provider suspected of abusing children in her care, placing her under house arrest.

Daycare provider suspected of abuse arrested in central Israel

Be'er Sheva court closes daycare due to suspicions of abuse

Be'er Sheva Prosecutor's Office planning to indict daycare operator for child abuse, leaving children without supervision, report says.

Be'er Sheva court closes daycare due to suspicions of abuse

Child-abusing daycare provider sentenced to 9.5 years in prison

Operator of 'Baby Love' daycare, Carmel Mauda, sentenced to 9.5 years in prison for abusing nearly a dozen babies and toddlers.

Child-abusing daycare provider sentenced to 9.5 years in prison

Abusive childcare provider sent to 22 months in prison

Childcare provider Sigal Elkayam-Weiss is sentenced to less than 2 years in prison for attacking children left in her care.

Abusive childcare provider sent to 22 months in prison

Ashkelon: Daycare employee arrested on suspicion of child abuse

Footage from daycare security camera shows toddler may have suffered abuse at the hands of his daycare teacher.

Daycare employee arrested on suspicion of child abuse

UK soccer club’s FB Pesach greeting met with torrent of anti-Semitic abuse

Aston Villa issued statement condemning hate after holiday greeting defaced with 27,000 “angry emojis” and “torrent” of anti-Israel remarks.

UK soccer club’s FB Pesach greeting met with anti-Semitic abuse

Court delays hearing on Ramle daycare assistants who threw wipes at children

'G-d should take you for what you did to our children,' parents scream at daycare assistants accused of abuse.

Court delays hearing on abusive daycare assistants

Survey: Haredi population has lost faith in police

A new survey shows that overwhelming percentages of the Haredi community view police as a threat.

Survey: Haredi population has lost faith in police

No more shame: Abuse and infidelity in the Jewish home

Even in the "best of homes" there may be secrets lurking. Shifra is a survivor.

No more shame: Abuse and infidelity in the Jewish home

Orthodox community’s battle against COVID-induced rise in abuse

Amudim records unprecedented 69% rise in new caseloads since the start of pandemic and the subsequent lockdowns

Orthodox community’s battle against COVID-induced rise in abuse

Baby hospitalized in serious condition; father arrested

Father is from a moshav near Ashkelon. Welfare authorities already dealing with case.

Baby hospitalized in serious condition; father arrested

Belated justice for haredi special needs man abused by Arab

Arab worker who systematically abused fellow employee at Shufersal in Gush Etzion will now be indicted for abuse rather than assault.

Belated justice for haredi special needs man abused by Arab

Trial of Carmel Mauda, daycare owner suspected of abuse, begins

Carmel Mauda, daycare owner suspected of abusing children, denies charge against her as trial begins.

Trial of daycare owner suspected of abuse begins

Child abuse suspected at daycare in northern Israel

Police open investigation after parents suspect abuse at Haifa childcare center.

Abuse suspected at daycare in northern Israel

Vandalism at childcare center: 'Burn in hell, monsters'

Suspects brought for extension of arrest as police open investigation into vandalism of childcare site.

Vandalism at childcare center: 'Burn in hell, monsters'

Suspicion: Staff hit the children, and threw them on mattresses

Five childcare workers arrested on suspicion of abuse. 'It was natural that we brought our twins there, we trusted her,' father says.

Suspicion: Daycare employees hit kids, threw them on mattresses

Preschool teacher from central Israel suspected of abusing children

Parents file complaint after footage shows possible abuse by preschool teacher.

Preschool teacher suspected of abusing children

Indictment: Women slapped, threw, and dragged children attending childcare center

Prosecutor submits indictment against four assistants at childcare center in Ramle, charging them with abuse and attack on minors.

Indictment: Women slapped, threw, and dragged children

Owner of Ramle 'wipes game' preschool released to house arrest

Owner of Ramle preschool released to house arrest, footage shows preschool's assistants hit children, invented new 'game.'

Owner of preschool released to house arrest

Bedouin Arab attacks girlfriend for wearing short pants

Bedouin Arab violently attacks girlfriend, smashes her phone, after she arrives in short pants.

Bedouin Arab attacks girlfriend for wearing short pantsplayer

Ashdod parent: 'Preschool teacher tied my son to a chair'

Police investigate claim that 50-year-old preschool teacher tied child to a chair.

'Preschool teacher tied my son to a chair'

No more shame: Abuse and infidelity in the Jewish home

Even in the 'best of homes,' there may be secrets lurking. Shifra is a survivor.

No more shame: Abuse and infidelity in the Jewish home

Daycare provider in Jerusalem suspected of abusing children

Recording shows daycare provider cursed, yelled at, and may have beaten children in her care.

Abuse suspected in Jerusalem daycare

England: 104% rise in number of men abused by women during coronavirus shutdown

Dramatic spike in number of domestic abuse cases against men during coronavirus outbreak, statistics show.

England: 104% rise in number of men abused by women

Abuse filmed at daycare center

Daycare center assistant arrested after security camera catches her using force to get toddler to lie down during nap time.

Abuse filmed at daycare center

Court indicts daycare provider who threw baby on a rug

'He didn't want to go to her, when he heard her he became very agitated,' baby's father says.

Court indicts abusive daycare provider

France: Single mother suffocates baby to death on 1st birthday

French 'devoted' single mother marks daughter's first birthday by suffocating her to death.

France: Mother suffocates baby to death

Child abuse suspected in Rosh Ha'ayin preschool

Police open investigation after preschool assistants report child abuse by preschool teacher.

Child abuse suspected in central Israel

7 men sue 2 NY Jewish day schools for alleged abuse by teacher

Two Orthodox Jewish schools in New York sued by seven former students over abuse by teacher later convicted of child molestation.

7 men sue 2 NY Jewish day schools for alleged abuse by teacher