Vicki Polin is an award winning, retired Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, who has been working in the anti-rape field since 1985. This blog reflects some of her past work, and contains articles and other information dear to her heart.
Thursday, June 16, 2005
Letters to the Editor - Fleeing the scene
Letters to the Editor
Fleeing the scene
Jerusalem Post - June 16, 2005
Sir, – Re "Missing Arizona rabbi faces
child abuse charges" (June 9): I wanted to thank Sam Ser and The
Jerusalem Post for writing this article. As I'm sure you are aware, it's
not uncommon for individuals accused of sexual crimes to flee the
community where the accusations have been made.
Unfortunately, many from Jewish
communities tend to flee to Israel to avoid prosecution. We have also
seen a trend in which those who end up in Israel change their names to
My hope is that Rabbi David E. Lipman will soon be found alive and well and able to face the charges being brought against him.
Vicki Polin, Executive Director
The Awareness Center (Jewish Coalition Against Sexual Abuse/Assault)