Press Release Friday, October 12

WHAT: Leader of Largest Hasidic Group in Brooklyn will be confronted by demonstrators against sex abuse cover-ups when he attends fundraiser in Flatbush, Brooklyn.

WHEN: Sunday, October 14, 4 pm

Where: 1342 E. 31st Street, Brooklyn 11210

WHY: Rabbi Zalman Leib Teitelbaum, the Satmar Rebbe of Williamsburg has been employing known molesters in his institutions including the notorious Rabbi Nechemya Weberman who faces trial on October 30 for allegedly sexually assaulting a girl he was counseling from when she was 12 to 15-years-old. He endorsed a massive fundraiser on behalf of Weberman and his community has been harassing the accuser and her family. He also harbors a teacher, Rabbi Avrohom Reichman, the subject of many documented accusations by Joel Engelman, prominent advocate whose story has been featured in major publications.

ENDORSERS: Rabbi Nuchem Rosenberg (Williamsburg), Rabbi Yosef Blau, Mark Appel of Voice of Justice, Yerachmiel Lopin,, Mrs. Pearl Engelman, advocate, Williamsburg, and other individuals and groups advocating against child abuse.

Press contact: Joel Engelman 347.415.3799