UK Rabbi Hoodwinks Child Abuse Victim

‘A senior British rabbi has been secretly filmed convincing an alleged victim of child sex abuse not to go to the police by claiming that it is forbidden under religious guidelines.

Rabbi Ephraim Padwa, who is leader of Britain’s Strictly Orthodox Jewish community, told the alleged victim that reporting a suspected Jewish sex offender to a non-Jewish authority is “mesira”, or forbidden.

The footage shows the alleged victim telling Padwa about someone “who sexually abused me when I was younger, when I was a child and I’m looking for your advice, to be honest, what to do…Would do you think maybe, is it a good idea to speak to the police about it?”.’

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