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