WIFE: I FEARED ‘MOLEST’ RABBI
New York Post
A Hasidic rabbi's ex-wife testified yesterday she knew he had been sexuallyabusing their daughter for years but was too afraid to stop it. Faige Weingarten said herdaughter, now 27, came to her at age 9 looking very shocked and very lost and told her she'dbeen molested by her father, Israel Weingarten, 59. She said she awoke to sound of crying inanother bedroom. I came in and I saw my ex-husband with my daughter in one bed. I gota terrible shock, she said. Mrs. Weingarten, a mother of eight, claims he beat her numeroustimes.