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Kol Tzedek: A Proven Tool In Prosecuting Abuse Cases

1 Tammuz 5772 – June 20, 2012
Prior to the creation of the Kol Tzedek program, only a handful of sexual abuse allegations from the Orthodox community were reported to my office each year. Our information was that victims of sexual assault in the community were afraid to come forward and report to secular authorities due to enormous community disapproval and pressure. In an effort to overcome these obstacles and encourage reporting of these heinous crimes, and to ensure the continued cooperation of the victim with the prosecution, my office launched Project Kol Tzedek.

NY Times: Brooklyn D.A. Inflated Success of Program Against Haredi Sex Abuse

21 Iyyar 5772 – May 12, 2012
Brooklyn’s district attorney has inflated the results of a program for combating child sexual abuse in the Haredi Orthodox community, a New York Times...

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