Abuse-at-YU

As Yeshiva Child Sex Abuse Scandal Grows, Why Are We Afraid To Speak Out?

Yeshiva U. alumna Stacey Klein worries about the culture that allows her alma mater to harbor suspected pedophiles and abusers. And she wants to know why so few will speak out.

Not First Time: Rabbi Hershel Schachter is universally recognized as a Talmud scholar. When he speaks about more worldly matters, he has a history of making offensive remarks.

Yeshiva Rabbi Hershel Schachter Stirs Hornet's Nest With Remarks ? Again

Rabbi Hershel Schachter used the slur ?shvartze? and urged Jews not to report child abuse claims directly to police. It?s not the first time the Talmud scholar has made controversial remarks.

Yeshiva Condemns 'Offensive' Racial Remarks by Rabbi Hershel Schachter

After a call from the Anti-Defamation League, Yeshiva University has condemned racially loaded remarks made by a top dean as “inappropriate” and “offensive.”

Tall Tales: Rabbi Hershel Schachter was recorded at a London conference railing against the dangers of reporting child abuse claims directly to police. He used a derogatory word to claim that false claims could lead to Jews being jailed with black inmates.

Yeshiva Rabbi Bluntly Warns Sex Abuse Reports Put Innocent Jews in Prison

A top Yeshiva University dean bluntly warned against reporting child sex abuse directly to police. Using the derogatory term ‘shvartze,’ he said Jews could wind up jailed with black inmates.

Assemblywoman Margaret Markey

New York May Ease Statute of Limitations for Decades-Old Child Sex Abuse Claims

New York may ease restrictions on lawsuits stemming from decades-old cases of child sex abuse. If the law passes, will it bring justice for victims at Yeshiva and elsewhere?

Yeshiva U. Rabbi George Finkelstein Acted Inappropriately Even After Ouster

Y.U. forced Rabbi George Finkelstein to leave his post amid claims of inappropriate behavior. But he continued to wrestle with boys in new posts in Florida and Jerusalem.

Yeshiva Officials, Rabbis Knew of Alleged Abuse

More students have come forward with detailed accounts of alleged abuse at the hands of Yeshiva U. staffers. They say school officials and top rabbis failed to act on the allegations.

Alleged Yeshiva Abuser Quits as Accusations Mount

One of the Yeshiva High School for Boys staffers accused of abusing students has resigned his post in Israel. Five more students have come forward with abuse claims.

Student Claims of Abuse Not Reported by Yeshiva U.

FORWARD INVESTIGATION: Students say two former staffers at Y.U. High School for Boys abused them years ago but the school did nothing. Now the chancellor explains why.