Web Teaches ultra-Orthodox Israelis About Sex Crimes in Their Midst

As ultra-Orthodox radio and newspapers remain silent on sexual abuse, news sites that cater to the Haredi public have stepped in with unprecedented reportage about rabbis and other senior figures suspected of crimes against women and girls.

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A 15-page indictment filed last month against a well-known ultra-Orthodox rabbi included detailed descriptions of sex crimes he allegedly committed against female relatives over many years. The indictment,...