Monday, January 08, 2007

What's happening with the case of Rabbi Avraham Lezerowitz?

Does anyone know what's happening with this case? If you do please post the information on this blog.

The following information is on The Awareness Center's web page

CALL TO ACTION: If you or your child was sexually abused by Rabbi Avraham Lezerowitz please make a police report immediately!
It may be easier for you to contact your local rape crisis center to help you make a police report. They have experience and will walk you though the process along along with providing free legal advocacy and short term rape counseling.

FYI: By making a police report you become eligible for crime victim/witness compensation to help pay for long term counseling. If need help locating a rape crisis center, please contact The Awareness Center and we will help you find one. Our phone number is 443-857-5560.

The Awareness Center wants to remind everyone that harassing an alleged victim (or family member) of a sex crime is against the law. It is called witness tampering. If you are a survivor and this happens call your local police immediately.

A civil suit was filed against Rabbi Avraham Mordecai Leizerowitz of the Gerrer Mesivta High School in Borough Park Brooklyn. The charges include improperly touching a boy during a one-on-one help session in the rabbi's office in the Borough Park secondary school. Three other older boys have also come forward making similar allegations.

Rabbi Avraham Leizerowitz, described as man in his early fifties. He was originally hand picked by the Grand Rebbe of Ger for the position of spiritual advisor at the Gerre Mesivta Bais Yisroel school. Leiverowitz has been affiliated with the institution for around thirty years. He is originally from Bnei Brak (or spelled Bnei Braq), Israel.

Prior to escaping to Israel, Rabbi Leizerowitz resided at: 1742 58th St, Brooklyn, NY. 11204

Gerrer Yeshiva and Mesivta Bais Yisroel School

5407 16th Ave., Brooklyn, NY



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