U.K. Haredi rabbi arrested as efforts to keep sex abuse scandal inside community fail
Rabbi Chaim Halpern among four arrested Wednesday in connection with investigations into sexual abuse and perverting the course of justice.
The arrests of Haredi rabbis and public figures in northern London Wednesday was the most dramatic turn so far in a sordid case that has been creating a turmoil in Britain's insular ultra-Orthodox community for months. The involvement in the case by the London Metropolitan Police, coupled with a court ruling earlier this month forcing Google to reveal the details of bloggers who have written about it on the web,...
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