Sexual Assault

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Police probe sex assault allegations against Yehuda Meshi-Zahav

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/03/2021 14:36
Arab worker arrested for raping pregnant Jerusalem woman

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/03/2021 16:22
Father of girl sexually assaulted by Bedouin burglar speaks out

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.Shlomo Witty, 21/02/2021 16:32
Bedouin burglar sexually assaulted 10-year-old Jewish girl

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/02/2021 11:30
Army dismisses claims of sexual assault by Golani commander

Army dismisses claims of sexual assault by Golani commander

An IDF spokesperson dismissed allegations that soldiers on peacekeeping duty had violated a female protestor.Shlomo Witty, 10/01/2021 21:52
'Rabbi from southern Israel' suspected of sexual assault identified

'Rabbi from southern Israel' 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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/09/2020 16:19
Police arrest rabbi from southern Israel on suspicion of assault

Police arrest rabbi from southern Israel on suspicion of assault

Rabbi and additional suspect arrested after police open investigation on charges of sexual assault against multiple women.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/09/2020 09:07
The gang rape at the Red Sea Hotel

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. OpinionRuthie Blum, 25/08/2020 18:38
Palestinian Arab arrested for sexually assaulting Israeli woman

Palestinian Arab arrested for sexually assaulting Israeli woman

Arab man who assaulted Israeli woman in Samaria last week apprehended.Yehonatan Gottlieb, 09/08/2020 17:09
Attempted sexual assault in Samaria

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.Yehonatan Gottlieb, 06/08/2020 13:42
Israeli woman gang raped by Arabs recognized as terror victim

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.David Rosenberg, 30/10/2018 09:52
Melania Trump on MeToo: Accusations need evidence

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/10/2018 21:02
Burglar sexually assaults Israeli woman during home invasion

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.David Rosenberg, 09/10/2018 19:25
'False accusations'

'False accusations'

PM Media Advisor David Keyes accused of sexual assault by NY State Senate Candidate Julia Salazar.Uzi Baruch, 11/09/2018 22:41
'MK Broshi can expect numerous anonymous 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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/07/2018 13:02
Gabbay suspends MK Broshi over sexual assault allegations

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.Tzvi Lev, 29/07/2018 21:35
Infiltrator assaults Israeli woman in Tel Aviv

Infiltrator assaults Israeli woman in Tel Aviv

Israeli woman sexually assaulted by illegal immigrant residing in Tel Aviv.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/06/2018 09:08
Report: Infiltrator raped, imprisoned 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.David Rosenberg, 11/06/2018 13:19
Actor, comedian Bill Cosby found guilty of sexual assault

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.David Rosenberg, 26/04/2018 22:18
'Can illegal immigrant get legal status by committing rape?'

'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.David Rosenberg, 15/03/2018 21:44
Serial 'mikva rapist' charged for assaults on teens

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.David Rosenberg, 29/10/2017 17:16
Swiss Islamist accused by three women of sexual assault

Swiss Islamist accused by three women of sexual assault

Supporters of Islamic studies professor and terror apologist claim accusations part of 'international Zionist plot.'JTA, 29/10/2017 14:18
Mayim Bialik slammed for 'victim blaming'

Mayim Bialik slammed for 'victim blaming'

Orthodox Jewish actress criticized for suggesting that dressing modestly can help reduce phenomenon of sexual assault.Tzvi Lev, 17/10/2017 12:37
Senior Meretz official charged with raping minor

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.David Rosenberg, 27/09/2017 07:52
UK serial accuser charged 15 men with rape, sexual assault

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.David Rosenberg, 24/08/2017 21:54
The basement of horrors in Jerusalem

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.David Rosenberg, 04/07/2017 13:56
Haredi advertiser charged with sexually assaulting 6 employees

Haredi advertiser charged with sexually assaulting 6 employees

Advertiser claims rival behind dozens of claims he sexually assaulted employees over 5 years.Gary Willig, 02/07/2017 17:34
Suspect picked up haredi hitchhikers - then molested them

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.David Rosenberg, 28/06/2017 14:53
Holistic 'doctor' indicted for raping female haredi patients

Holistic 'doctor' indicted for raping female haredi patients

Suspect raped, sexually abused haredi women suffering from depression, claimed rabbis had endorsed his treatment.David Rosenberg, 28/06/2017 11:34
Police: Education Min. ignored warnings on pedophilic teacher

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.David Rosenberg, 22/06/2017 18:53
Holistic therapist accused of sexually assaulting patients

Holistic therapist accused of sexually assaulting patients

Alternative medicine therapist arrested after allegedly sexually assaulting haredi women during treatment.David Rosenberg, 13/06/2017 13:00
Man accused of sex crimes hired as substitute, molests students

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.David Rosenberg, 08/06/2017 18:34
Bedouin man gets 10 months for sexually assaulting haredi girl

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.David Rosenberg, 24/04/2017 15:03
Beit Shemesh man indicted for sexually assaulting 11-year old

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.David Rosenberg, 24/03/2017 08:10
Man suspected of sexually assaulting women at weddings arrested

Man suspected of sexually assaulting women at weddings arrested

Attacker allegedly targeted women and children during haredi weddings.David Rosenberg, 03/03/2017 07:28
'Israeli police twisted and distorted data'

'Israeli police twisted and distorted data'

After thorough investigation MK Yulia Malinovski states Israeli police gave Knesset false information about sexual terrorism.Gil Ronen, 01/03/2017 11:04
Youth indicted for series of sexual assaults in Bnei Brak

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.David Rosenberg, 29/01/2017 16:13
'We must recognize when sexual assault is racially motivated'

'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.Gil Ronen, 26/01/2017 17:54
Sexual assault of Jewish woman recognized as terror attack

Sexual assault of Jewish woman recognized as terror attack

Student sexually assaulted by Arab youths finally recognized as terror victim.Ido Ben Porat, 24/01/2017 13:08
Police mislead Knesset on Arab 'sexual terror'

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.Gil Ronen, 15/12/2016 10:24
MK Slomiansky expected to suspend himself over allegations

MK Slomiansky expected to suspend himself over allegations

The rabbinical panel formed to investigate allegations of sexual harassment called on the MK to "take responsibility."Hezki Baruch, 15/12/2016 08:01
Arab cab driver indicted for sexually assaulting Jewish girl

Arab cab driver indicted for sexually assaulting Jewish girl

Police say taxi driver from eastern Jerusalem admitted to sexually assaulting 13-year old girl repeatedly, including on eve of Yom Kippur.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/12/2016 08:31
Jerusalem rabbi suspected of raping high school student

Jerusalem rabbi suspected of raping high school student

Jerusalem rabbi remanded in custody on suspicion of having sexually assualted student when she was 14 years old. He denies the charges.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/12/2016 15:19
Sexual predator lured haredi child outside of synagogue

Sexual predator lured haredi child outside of synagogue

21-year old Beit Shemesh man indicted after allegedly performing series of indecent acts on a 13-year old boy in Jerusalem.David Rosenberg, 05/12/2016 11:17
MK Mualem: I cannot act based on rumors

MK Mualem: I cannot act based on rumors

Chairperson of the Jewish Home Knesset faction says she cannot act against MK accused of sexual assault based solely on rumors.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/12/2016 20:46
Jewish Home MK denies allegations of sexual assault

Jewish Home MK denies allegations of sexual assault

Naftali Bennett spoke with MK accused of assaulting women, who denies allegations. Bennett called on victims to turn to authorities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/12/2016 16:08
'Time to confront Arab sexual terrorism against Jewish girls'

'Time to confront Arab sexual terrorism against Jewish girls'

Yisrael Beytenu MK demands committee confront issue of 'sexual terrorism' against Jewish women - even if Arab committee chair objects.Gil Ronen, 27/11/2016 18:59
Arab nabbed sexually assaulting school girl

Arab nabbed sexually assaulting school girl

Police capture Arab sexually assaulting religious Jewish girl in northern Jerusalem neighborhood.David Rosenberg, 03/11/2016 18:33
Arab indicted for raping maternity ward patients

Arab indicted for raping maternity ward patients

Man from Anata east of Jerusalem posed as a doctor, sexually assaulted multiple victims in Jerusalem hospital's maternity ward.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/11/2016 13:45
'He hunts for girls, abusing them on buses'

'He hunts for girls, abusing them on buses'

Teenage girl's Facebook post tips off police to serial molester targeting underage Israeli girls for sexual assault.Reut Hadar, 01/11/2016 11:30
Haaretz writer quits after sexual assault claim

Haaretz writer quits after sexual assault claim

Ari Shavit announces resignation after American Jewish journalist claims he groped her during interview.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/10/2016 16:23
Arab posed as cop to sexually assault tourists

Arab posed as cop to sexually assault tourists

Arab resident of Old City allegedly pulled over female tourist while posing as officer, then sexually assaulted her.David Rosenberg, 06/10/2016 21:52
300 rabbis urge reporting of child sex abuse

300 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, 29/08/2016 12:41
6-year old girl sexually assaulted by cleaner

6-year old girl sexually assaulted by cleaner

Foreign worker hired to clean house suspected of performing 'indecent acts' on 6-year old girl while her mother slept.David Rosenberg, 22/08/2016 14:24
German cover-ups of refugee gang rapes cause stir

German cover-ups of refugee gang rapes cause stir

Leaked documents reveal New Year's Eve assaults far worse than initially reported; activist admits concealing she was raped by refugees.David Rosenberg, 12/07/2016 20:00
Suspect arrested for sexually assaulting minors

Suspect arrested for sexually assaulting minors

Police arrest haredi man in his 30s on suspicion of repeatedly molesting young boys on bus from Beit-Shemesh to Jerusalem.Shai Landesman, 07/07/2016 12:38
Officials visit haredi sexual assault center

Officials visit haredi sexual assault center

Members of Knesset committee visit victims' center in Beit Shemesh amid efforts to improve treatment of sexual assault in haredi communityShai Landesman, 05/07/2016 20:48