In addition to secretly recording women undressing for the mikvah ritual bath, Rabbi Barry Freundel engaged in sexual encounters with several women, according to prosecutors.
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When Rabbi Asher Lopatin takes over the helm of Yeshivat Chovevei Torah, he may try to pull off something of a football move: Look left while going right.
Twenty years ago, an alarming statistic in a landmark survey of American Jews helped galvanize a generation of Jewish community professionals and philanthropists to change the way they think about Jewish identity programming and double their efforts at Jewish outreach.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office in New York is announcing charges against 17 people for participating in a $42.5 million fraud at the Claims Conference.
It was an otherwise wholly unremarkable stump speech before a friendly audience in New York.
The warnings from Israeli pundits and foreign observers alike came almost as soon as Israeli President Shimon Peres picked Likud’s Benjamin Netanyahu to form the next Israeli next government.