Court convicts J'lem man for sexually assaulting haredi children

The Jerusalem District Court convicted Binyamin Schatz, 46, for sodomy and indecent assault against several haredi children, the youngest of whom were seven-years-old at the time, between 2009 and 2010.


According to the conviction, Schatz used to invite children to his home in a haredi neighborhood in central Jerusalem, where he assaulted them and carried out his plan. Schatz also threatened some of them not to inform on him. (Aviel Magnezi)