Nechamya Weberman

103 Years For Satmar Sex Offender

Convicted therapist Weberman sentenced for long-term abuse of teen in his care; attorney vows to appeal.
01/21/2013 - 19:00
Staff Writer

The 103-year prison sentence for sexual abuse imposed Tuesday on an unlicensed therapist from the fervently Orthodox Satmar community in Williamsburg was hailed this week as proof that justice will prevail in such cases.

Nechemya Weberman’s lengthy prison sentence is near the maximum allowed by law.

UPDATE-Man Charged In Attack On Rabbi Who Speaks Against Molesters

12/11/2012 - 19:00

 A Brooklyn fishmonger was arrested 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, turned himself in to police on Wednesday afternoon, The New York Times reported. He was charged with felony assault, misdemeanor assault, menacing, criminal mischief and criminal possession of a weapon.

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