Child Abuse

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150 sex abuse lawsuits filed against NY Jewish institutions under Child Victims Act

150 sex abuse lawsuits filed against NY Jewish institutions under Child Victims Act

Since Child Victims Act of 2019, at least 150 child sex abuse lawsuits filed against Jewish institutions in New York.Asaf Shalev, Ella Rockart, JTA, 31/08/2021 07:03
Mother indicted for purposely burning child

Mother indicted for purposely burning child

Child calls his mother a 'swine' - and gets a hot teaspoon to his neck.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/07/2021 18:34
Daycare closed after staff suspected of child abuse

Daycare closed after staff suspected of child abuse

Sharon-region daycare center ordered closed for two months after recording devices raise questions of abuse.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/07/2021 09:04
Child-abusing daycare provider sentenced to 9.5 years in prison

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/07/2021 15:56
Abusive daycare provider to be sentenced

Abusive daycare provider to be sentenced

Court expected to hand Carmel Mauda, who abused children in her daycare, several years behind bars.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/07/2021 10:19
Daycare assistant reported abuse - and got a criminal record

Daycare assistant reported abuse - and got a criminal record

Daycare assistant who exposed severe child abuse in Rosh Ha'ayin daycare is left with a criminal record - for not reporting the abuse.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/06/2021 09:24
Indictment against daycare worker accused of beating children

Indictment against daycare worker accused of beating children

Caregiver accused of abuse against year and a half to 2-year-old children at daycare center.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/04/2021 17:37
Ashkelon: Daycare employee arrested on suspicion of child abuse

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/04/2021 16:23
Parents of infant brought to ER detained for questioning

Parents of infant brought to ER detained for questioning

Three-month-old is brought to Ashkelon emergency room - and her parents are detained for questioning.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/03/2021 14:41
Jerusalem: Parents arrested on suspicion of child abuse

Jerusalem: Parents arrested on suspicion of child abuse

Police arrest parents after hospital reports serious injuries to toddler; parents deny allegations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/03/2021 12:02
Court delays hearing on Ramle daycare assistants who threw wipes at children

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/02/2021 13:57
Principal of Sanhedria school addresses abuse crisis

Principal of Sanhedria school addresses abuse crisis

"A child who experiences a break-in to their home, or a child who experiences a sexual assault, it is hard to return him to a normal life"Vaad Harabanim, 13/01/2021 22:45
Baby dies after suspected abuse by his parents

Baby dies after suspected abuse by his parents

Four-month-old baby boy who was brought to Ashkelon Hospital dies. Parents suspected of abuse, causing brain damage to the child.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/11/2020 14:08
Parents suspected of abusing 4-month-old son held in prison

Parents suspected of abusing 4-month-old son held in prison

Remand extended for parents from town near Ashkelon suspected of causing "irreversible" brain damage to their son.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/11/2020 17:52
Brooklyn rabbi accused of child molestation, Joel Kolko, dies of COVID-19

Brooklyn rabbi accused of child molestation, Joel Kolko, dies of COVID-19

Joel Kolko, a 74-year-old former teacher at Brooklyn Jewish school who was accused of abusing students, dies of coronavirus infection.Shira Hanau, JTA, 10/11/2020 14:39
Trial of Carmel Mauda, daycare owner suspected of abuse, begins

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/09/2020 14:59
Child abuse suspected at daycare in northern Israel

Child abuse suspected at daycare in northern Israel

Police open investigation after parents suspect abuse at Haifa childcare center.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/08/2020 16:59
Vandalism at childcare center: 'Burn in hell, monsters'

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

Suspects brought for extension of arrest as police open investigation into vandalism of childcare site.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/08/2020 12:16
Suspicion: Staff hit the children, and threw them on mattresses

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/08/2020 10:05
Indictment: Women slapped, threw, and dragged children attending childcare center

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/08/2020 17:23
A kick and a slap on the back: Footage from the 'wipes game' daycare

A kick and a slap on the back: Footage from the 'wipes game' daycare

Court okays publication of footage from 'wipes game' Ramle childcare center.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/08/2020 20:17
Children who stayed at Nazi-run children's home 'came back sicker than when they left'

Children who stayed at Nazi-run children's home 'came back sicker than when they left'

Nazis who killed children ran German children’s homes after the war, report finds.Ben Sales, JTA, 12/08/2020 09:20
Security footage of Ramle 'wipes game' preschool shows over 200 incidents of violence

Security footage of Ramle 'wipes game' preschool shows over 200 incidents of violence

Court extends arrest of daycare center owner Lital Bersi, says she knew about abuse and failed to report.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/08/2020 16:48
Sick game: 4 nursery assistants threw wipe packages at toddlers

Sick game: 4 nursery assistants threw wipe packages at toddlers

Court clears for publication names of nursery assistants who were filmed many times throwing items at toddlers heads.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/07/2020 17:00
Man who torched abusive daycare operator's home gets 3.5 years

Man who torched abusive daycare operator's home gets 3.5 years

Samaria resident who set fire to apartment of woman who abused children at her daycare center sentenced to 3.5 years in prisonDavid Rosenberg, 16/07/2020 16:45
Daycare provider in Jerusalem suspected of abusing children

Daycare provider in Jerusalem suspected of abusing children

Recording shows daycare provider cursed, yelled at, and may have beaten children in her care.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/06/2020 15:03
 The psychological cost of a prolonged lock-down

The psychological cost of a prolonged lock-down

More should be done in order to ensure that treatment options remain available for terror victims and rape survivors who suffer from PTSD and complex PTSD. Mental health is no less important than physical health.   Rachel Avraham, 02/04/2020 00:15
Police investigate Bnei Brak preschool assistant suspected of abuse

Police investigate Bnei Brak preschool assistant suspected of abuse

Police open investigation after receiving complaint regarding abusive childcare worker in Bnei Brak.Ben Shaul, 12/02/2020 11:47
Court indicts daycare provider who threw baby on a rug

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/02/2020 12:40
Germany: Nurse suspected of poisoning babies

Germany: Nurse suspected of poisoning babies

German police arrest nurse suspected of injecting babies with painkiller.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/01/2020 12:03
Child abuse suspected in Rosh Ha'ayin preschool

Child abuse suspected in Rosh Ha'ayin preschool

Police open investigation after preschool assistants report child abuse by preschool teacher.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/01/2020 08:37
Malka Leifer declared fit to stand trial

Malka Leifer declared fit to stand trial

Australian woman who fled to Israel after being accused of multiple counts of sexually abusing underage girls could now face extradition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/01/2020 17:21
Number of child abuse reports rises by 8%, ministry says

Number of child abuse reports rises by 8%, ministry says

Welfare Ministry report shows 8% rise in number of children being abused, majority of abuse occurs at home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/12/2019 13:04
Mother stabs one-year-old baby

Mother stabs one-year-old baby

Infant in serious condition after mother attempts murder-suicide.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/12/2019 16:01
Mother arrested on suspicion of abusing children

Mother arrested on suspicion of abusing children

Mother from Jerusalem's Arab neighboroods arrested on suspicion of physically, verbally, abusing her children.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/12/2019 13:59
PA man suspected of murder in death of Israeli baby

PA man suspected of murder in death of Israeli baby

Police seek to extend remand of Arab Hevron resident suspected of abusing child who died of her injuries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/10/2019 13:21
Israeil-Arab baby filmed playing with loaded gun

Israeil-Arab baby filmed playing with loaded gun

Father arrested for stealing handgun, filming toddler playing with weapon while it was loaded.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/10/2019 19:07
Mother and PA boyfriend suspected in death of Ashkelon baby

Mother and PA boyfriend suspected in death of Ashkelon baby

Ashkelon court allows mother suspected of causing daughter's death to see body before autopsy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/10/2019 12:59
Baby abused by Palestinian Authority resident dies

Baby abused by Palestinian Authority resident dies

10-month-old baby girl from Ashkelon who was critically injured by mother's boyfriend from the Palestinian Authority succumbs to injuries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/10/2019 09:57
Convicted Australian child rapist denied kosher food

Convicted Australian child rapist denied kosher food

Prison officials take religious articles from prisoner after he is rearrested, deny him kosher food.Marcy Oster, JTA, 22/10/2019 07:16
Ashkelon: Baby in critical condition, PA man arrested

Ashkelon: Baby in critical condition, PA man arrested

Mother, father, family friend from Hevron arrested after 11-month-old girl hospitalized with skull fractures.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/10/2019 19:31
Mother handed six years in prison for medically abusing son

Mother handed six years in prison for medically abusing son

Texas mother pleads guilty to insisting on over 320 superfluous hospitalizations and 13 unnecessary surgeries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/10/2019 00:03
Child-abusing daycare operator to be released to house arrest

Child-abusing daycare operator to be released to house arrest

Carmel Mauda, who has been charged with abusing children at her Rosh Haayin daycare center, to be released to house arrest.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/10/2019 16:07
Daycare operator accused of abusing kids returns to jail

Daycare operator accused of abusing kids returns to jail

Hours after court orders accused daycare operator released to house arrest, defendant taken back into custody.David Rosenberg, 22/09/2019 21:11
Child-abusing daycare operator released from jail

Child-abusing daycare operator released from jail

Neighbors and parents of children abused at Rosh Haayin daycare center protest release of Carmel Mauda to house arrest.David Rosenberg, 22/09/2019 15:55
Abusive daycare manager to be released to house arrest?

Abusive daycare manager to be released to house arrest?

Carmel Mauda, indicted on 18 counts of abuse, 'does not take her actions lightly,' lawyer claims.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/09/2019 18:52
'They attacked her, abused her, and locked her up'

'They attacked her, abused her, and locked her up'

Arab parents accused of neglecting and seriously abusing their daughter are indicted.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/09/2019 14:44
Woman indicted for attempting to murder son

Woman indicted for attempting to murder son

Resident of Netanya threatens to harm herself and blame her husband, attempts to murder 4-year-old son.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/08/2019 15:25
Preschool aide charged with assaulting 3-year-olds

Preschool aide charged with assaulting 3-year-olds

Police charge aide at Kfar Saba preschool for children with special needs with assaulting multiple children, including throwing children.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/08/2019 17:32
Parents of 3-month-old with brain hemorrhage suspected of abuse

Parents of 3-month-old with brain hemorrhage suspected of abuse

Police arrest parents of a three-month-old in southern Israel hospitalized due to brain hemorrhage.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/08/2019 14:51
Social worker: 'I've never seen such a horrific case'

Social worker: 'I've never seen such a horrific case'

Five-year-old Arab girl had a thick rope tied around her neck. Judge: Clear that this is ongoing, not limited to time parents were out.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/08/2019 10:24
'The 5-year-old was found tied in the shower, covered in blood'

'The 5-year-old was found tied in the shower, covered in blood'

Court extends arrest of Arab parents whose 5-year-old daughter was found bound and covered in blood.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/08/2019 14:46
Attorney: Family of girl found tied up in bathroom is 'normal'

Attorney: Family of girl found tied up in bathroom is 'normal'

Attorney representing father of girl found tied up in apartment says family is 'normal.' Municipality: Family are Arabs, mother is from PA.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/08/2019 11:10
Police open investigation into Bnei Brak daycare

Police open investigation into Bnei Brak daycare

Investigation opened after passerby alerts police to possible abuse in daycare.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/08/2019 10:34
Police make disturbing discovery in Lod apartment

Police make disturbing discovery in Lod apartment

5-year-old girl found tied up and alone in bathroom in apartment in central Israel after parents, siblings leave her crying at home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/08/2019 08:24
Father of abusive daycare provider asks parents for payment

Father of abusive daycare provider asks parents for payment

'This is a family that doesn't think ahead of time, he wanted money for the abuse,' father of toddler abused by Carmel Mauda says.103FM, 31/07/2019 18:37
Three daycare assistants suspected of abuse

Three daycare assistants suspected of abuse

Police issue restraining order against three daycare assistants in central Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/07/2019 17:43