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Kol Tzedek’s Bluff Exposed by CBS 2

CBS New York — In 2009, Brooklyn’s DA Charles Hynes formed a program called “Kol Tzedek,” which is Hebrew for “Voice Of Justice,” to deal with Orthodox Jewish abuse cases. The program included a hotline manned by social workers. CBS 2′s … Continue reading

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CNN’s Gary Tuchman Interviews Rabbi Nuchem Rosenberg and DA Charles Hynes

CNN Hasidic child sex abuse allegations – Child sex abuse scandals have been making headlines for years and bringing unwanted attention to a group bent on privacy. For Hasidim, every waking act is defined by the laws of the Torah; they … Continue reading

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NY POST: Holy Hell: Brooklyn DA reveals new details on nearly 100 Orthodox sex abuse cases

NY POST: After months of prodding, Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes finally released an expanded accounting of the nearly 100 perverts he says he has prosecuted in the borough’s ultra-Orthodox Jewish community. He showed The Post summaries of 96 cases, … Continue reading

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NY Times Exposé

In May 2012, the NY Times began a long overdue Exposé on the connections between the Brooklyn NY’s Orthodox Jews (chassidim), and the DA’s office. The coverage exposed intimate alliances of systemic corruption between multiple government officials, agencies, and Rabbinical … Continue reading

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Is City Councilman David G. Greenfield Feeding Brooklyn DA Charles Hynes with More Money?

Brooklyn Eagle: Kings County DA to share in $6.6M funding – Brooklyn Pol Says He Helped Correct Mayor’s Omission ****************************** Shame on David Greenfield for feeding the coffers of Kol Tzedek, Henna White, Ohel, and Charles Hynes! send this to him in an email: ldgreenfield@council.nyc.gov *************** *************** … Continue reading

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NY TIMES: For Ultra-Orthodox in Abuse Cases, Prosecutor Has Different Rules

NY TIMES: An influential rabbi came last summer to the Brooklyn district attorney, Charles J. Hynes, with a message: his ultra-Orthodox advocacy group was instructing adherent Jews that they could report allegations of child sexual abuse to district attorneys or … Continue reading

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Pressure mounts on Brooklyn DA over Orthodox sex abuse cases

THE GUARDIAN: Pressure mounts on Brooklyn DA over Orthodox sex abuse cases. Victims’ families urge Charles Hynes to release identities of Orthodox sex abusers and allay community fears. Brooklyn district attorney Charles Hynes is under mounting pressure to respond to … Continue reading

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Brooklyn DA plays sex-abuse politics

NY POST: Brooklyn DA plays sex-abuse politics By MICHAEL LESHER If anyone had dared to suggest that Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes’ office has an official policy giving preferential treatment to Orthodox Jewish sex criminals, the critic would probably be … Continue reading

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Jewish Orthodox Abuse Suspects Get Exemption – Identities Protected by Brooklyn DA

NY FORWARD: Orthodox Jews convicted of or charged with child sex abuse in Brooklyn should have their identities protected because of the community’s “tight-knit and insular” nature, prosecutors claim in a response to The Forward’s request for information about the … Continue reading

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Critics furious at Brooklyn DA for refusing to name Orthodox child-sex suspects

Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes’ refusal to name Orthodox Jewish child molesters prosecuted by his office has fueled a firestorm of community outrage. Naming the pervy perps, Hynes insists, would compromise victim confidentiality. But critics say the secrecy keeps neighborhoods … Continue reading

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