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Brooklyn Hasid Indicted for Throwing Bleach in Rabbi’s Face

By: JTA

A Brooklyn fishmonger was indicted for throwing a cup of bleach in the face of a Chasidic rabbi who advocates for victims of sexual abuse in the haredi Orthodox community.

Meilech Schnitzler, 36, of Williamsburg, a member of the Satmar Hasidic sect, was indicted Wednesday on two counts of attempted assault, two counts of assault and criminal possession of a weapon. He could face up to 15 years in prison.

Schnitzler on Dec. 11 threw a cup of bleach in the face of Rabbi Nuchem Rosenberg, also of Brooklyn’s Williamsburg neighborhood.

Rosenberg, 62, was treated for burns on his face, around his eyes and in his left eye. The rabbi runs a website and blog for sex-abuse victims, as well as a telephone hot line.

Rosenberg reportedly had recognized his assailant. He had accused Schnitzler’s father on his blog of being a sexual predator.

The incident came a day after Satmar Hasidic leader and convicted child molester Nechemya Weberman, was convicted on  59 counts of sexual abuse of a now-18-year-old woman when she was between the ages of 12 and 15 and went to Weberman for counseling. Rosenberg supported and assisted the victim throughout the judicial process.

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3 Responses to “Brooklyn Hasid Indicted for Throwing Bleach in Rabbi’s Face”

  1. There has long been controversy about the Satmar Hasidim outside this group.

    On issues of the State of Israel and if Men should make a living among others, especially involving the status of women and sexual abuse, Satmar held minority views within the Jewish Orthodox community.

    The leadership of Satmar must realize that this incident is not just an unusual event.

    Instead it is the direct result of the Rabbis guidance and views.

  2. There has long been controversy about the Satmar Hasidim outside this group.

    On issues of the State of Israel and if Men should make a living among others, especially involving the status of women and sexual abuse, Satmar held minority views within the Jewish Orthodox community.

    The leadership of Satmar must realize that this incident is not just an unusual event.

    Instead it is the direct result of the Rabbis guidance and views.

  3. There has long been controversy about the Satmar Hasidim outside this group.

    On issues of the State of Israel and if Men should make a living among others, especially involving the status of women and sexual abuse, Satmar held minority views within the Jewish Orthodox community.

    The leadership of Satmar must realize that this incident is not just an unusual event.

    Instead it is the direct result of the Rabbis guidance and views.

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