Abuse At Yu


Yeshiva U.'s Credit Rating Downgraded by Moody's as $380M Sex Abuse Suit Looms

By Paul Berger

Yeshiva U.’s credit rating was slashed by a major agency for the third time in two years. Analysts called the $380 million sex abuse lawsuit a ‘significant fiscal’ issue.Read More


When Will Y.U. Learn?

EDITORIAL: Yeshiva U. has vowed zero tolerance of abuse. Hiring a teacher convicted of sexual misconduct shows just how far it is from living up to its promises.Read More


Yeshiva U. Hires Lecturer With Criminal Record of Sexual Misconduct With Boys

By Paul Berger

Yeshiva University is still reeling from accusations of improperly handling abuse claims dating back decades. So why did it hire a Hebrew teacher who was convicted of sexual misconduct?Read More


Y.U. Pushes Back Against $380M Abuse Lawsuit Saying Students Waited Too Long

By Paul Berger

Yeshiva U. is pushing back against the ex-students who say they were abused by rabbis. The school wants to know why the alleged victims took so long to act.Read More


Yeshiva University's Own Expert on Abuse Condemns Recent YU Abuse Report

By Anne Cohen

Yeshiva University’s resident legal expert on child sexual abuse is condemning her employer’s recent report on the alleged sexual abuse committed by YU staff against high school students under their care.Read More


Only 200 Words About Abuse at Y.U.

FORWARD EDITORIAL: Yeshiva U. interviewed 145 people in an eight-month investigation into sex abuse claims. Its actual findings took up just 200 words, which is not nearly enough.Read More


Y.U. Report's Three Paragraphs Fails To Do Justice to Abuse — or Jewish Ethics

By Irwin Kula

Irwin Kula discloses he was abused at Y.U. — and spoke with its investigators. The noted rabbi says the school’s report fails to do justice to victims and hides behind tired excuses.Read More


Y.U. Report on Sex Abuse Draws Mixed Reaction From Modern Orthodox

By Paul Berger

The Modern Orthodox community broadly welcomed the release of a long-awaited report into allegations of abuse at Y.U. But for some, it simply didn’t go nearly far enough.Read More


Y.U.'s Richard Joel 'Regrets' Findings of Report Into Sex Abuse Claims

By Anne Cohen

Y.U. President Richard Joel expressed shame at the findings of a sex abuse investigation — while a lawyer for alleged victims dismissed the findings as a ‘gross disappointment.’Read More


Waiting on Y.U.

FORWARD EDITORIAL: It has been eight months since the Forward reported allegations of sexual abuse at Y.U. Since then, the school has remained all too quiet.Read More





Find us on Facebook!
  • “Everything around me turns orange, then a second of silence, then a bomb goes off!" First installment of Walid Abuzaid’s account of the war in #Gaza:
  • Is boredom un-Jewish?
  • Let's face it: there's really only one Katz's Delicatessen.
  • "Dear Diaspora Jews, I’m sorry to break it to you, but you can’t have it both ways. You can’t insist that every Jew is intrinsically part of the Israeli state and that Jews are also intrinsically separate from, and therefore not responsible for, the actions of the Israeli state." Do you agree?
  • Are Michelangelo's paintings anti-Semitic? Meet the Jews of the Sistine Chapel: http://jd.fo/i4UDl
  • What does the Israel-Hamas war look like through Haredi eyes?
  • Was Israel really shocked to find there are networks of tunnels under Gaza?
  • “Going to Berlin, I had a sense of something waiting there for me. I was searching for something and felt I could unlock it by walking the streets where my grandfather walked and where my father grew up.”
  • How can 3 contradictory theories of Yiddish co-exist? Share this with Yiddish lovers!
  • "We must answer truthfully: Has a drop of all this bloodshed really helped bring us to a better place?”
  • "There are two roads. We have repeatedly taken the one more traveled, and that has made all the difference." Dahlia Scheindlin looks at the roots of Israel's conflict with Gaza.
  • Shalom, Cooperstown! Cooperstown Jewish mayor Jeff Katz and Jeff Idelson, director of the National Baseball Hall of Fame, work together to oversee induction weekend.
  • A boost for morale, if not morals.
  • Mixed marriages in Israel are tough in times of peace. So, how do you maintain a family bubble in the midst of war? http://jd.fo/f4VeG
  • Despite the escalating violence in Israel, more and more Jews are leaving their homes in Alaska to make aliyah: http://jd.fo/g4SIa
  • from-cache

Would you like to receive updates about new stories?




















We will not share your e-mail address or other personal information.

Already subscribed? Manage your subscription.