The Orthodox Hit Squad

September 2014
GQ: Gentlemen's Quarterly;Sep2014, Vol. 84 Issue 9, p210
The article reveals the syndicated criminal acts of an Orthodox hit squad of the so-called black hat community of New York and New Jersey that is engage in kidnapping and torturing of people. The case of Israeli Meir Bryskman and how he was tortured by Rabbi David Wax to agree to divorce his wife is presented. Also highlighted are the role of Rabbi Mendel Epstein in divorce and custody battles involving Orthodox Jews and his ambush by the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).


Related Articles

  • Potholes on the Path to Purity: Gideon Yaffe's Overly Ambitious Attempt to Account for Criminal Attempts. Walen, Alec // Criminal Law & Philosophy;Oct2012, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p383 

    Gideon Yaffe's 'subjectivism about attempts' rest on the Transfer Principle: 'If a particular form of conduct is legitimately criminalized, then the attempt to engage in that form of conduct is also legitimately criminalized.' From the perspective of a moral concern with culpability, this...

  • CONCEPTE UTILIZATE ÃŽN ANALIZA ETIOLOGICÄ‚ A FENOMENULUI INFRACÅ¢IONAL. Laurențiu, Vânău // Forensic Science Forum / Forum Criminalistic;ian-iun2011, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p109 

    Understanding the occurrence of crime and its evolution until it materializes in the criminal act involves appealing to some notions and concepts belonging to the principles of connection and determinism: the possibility and reality, necessity and chance, probability, causality, finality and...

  • Guiding Commitments and Criminal Liability for Attempts. Duff, R. // Criminal Law & Philosophy;Oct2012, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p411 

    The' Guiding Commitment View' is central to Yaffe's account of attempts in general, and of criminal attempts in particular. I argue, first, that it is too wide, since it does not provide a plausible distinction between attempts and 'mere preparation'; second, that on the other hand Yaffe does...

  • More Attempts: A Reply to Duff, Husak, Mele and Walen. Yaffe, Gideon // Criminal Law & Philosophy;Oct2012, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p429 

    In this paper, I reply to the very thoughtful comments on my book by Antony Duff, Doug Husak, Al Mele and Alec Walen.

  • PRIJEVARA KAO KAZNENO DJELO PROTIV SIGURNOSTI PLATNOG PROMETA I POSLOVANJA. Božić, Vanda // Collected Papers of the Faculty of Law in Split;mar2011, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p165 

    Failure to fulfil legal civil obligations is not always easy to distinguish from the criminal act of fraud. The author emphasises the specifics of fraud in business activities as a delictum proprium of the criminal act of fraud. Also raised is the question of whether fraud in business activities...

  • Chapter 37: Of Attempts, Accomplices, and Pardons. Caso, Adolph // We the People;1995, p144 

    This chapter discusses the punishments for attempts and accomplices, and pardons. The laws do not punish the intention; nevertheless, an attempt, which manifests the intention of committing a crime, deserves a punishment; though less, perhaps, than if the crime were actually perpetrated. In like...

  • Another Columbine in the Making? Meadows, Susannah // Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);7/21/2003 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 142 Issue 3, p41 

    Last week, when Oaklyn, N.J., police caught Matthew Lovett, along with two other boys, toting five guns and 2,000 rounds of ammunition, he was pegged as an Eric Harris on his way to commit another Columbine. But Lovett's family says Matthew's trek was a momentary misjudgment sparked by anxiety...

  • Punishment for Criminal Attempts: A Legal Perspective on the Problem of Moral Luck. Bittner, Thomas // Canadian Journal of Philosophy;Mar2008, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p51 

    The article presents a legal perspective concerning the problem of moral luck in the punishment for criminal attempts in the U.S. It presents the reformers' main argument for changing the current sentencing policies in the nation. It claims that the argument presented by the reformers is not...

  • ATTEMPT: AN OVERVIEW OF FEDERAL CRIMINAL LAW. Doyle, Charles // Journal of Current Issues in Crime, Law & Law Enforcement;2013, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p299 

    It is not a crime to attempt to commit most federal offenses. Unlike state law, federal law has no generally applicable crime of contempt. Congress, however, has outlawed the attempt to commit a substantial number of federal crimes on an individual basis. In doing so, it has proscribed the...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics