Abuse At Yu

Judge's Ruling Is Big Victory to Y.U. in $380M Sex Abuse Suit, Experts Say

By Anne Cohen

Legal experts are weighing in on a judge’s key ruling in the Y.U. abuse case. They say a crucial weapon has been taken away from the ex-students — and the school may dig in its heels.Read More

Judge Deals Setback to Ex-Students Suing Yeshiva for $380M Over Sex Abuse Claims

By Paul Berger

Even more ex-students have signed onto a sex abuse lawsuit against Yeshiva University. But a federal judge’s ruling may make their case much harder to win.Read More

Subway Icon Dr. Jonathan Zizmor Calls Accused Y.U. Abuse Rabbi 'Best Teacher'

By Paul Berger

Dr. Jonathan Zizmor is known to millions of subway riders from his ubiquitous dermatology ads. He has also stumbled into a bit part in the Y.U. abuse scandal.Read More

Accused Y.U. Abuser in Florida Speaks to Local TV News

By Paul Berger

Richard Andron, the man accused of sexually abusing boys in New York and New Jersey decades ago, has spoken for the first time — though he did not say much.Read More

The Power of the Press

By Jane Eisner

The Jewish community deserves to hear those who have been abused and mistreated at Y.U. and elsewhere. Luckily we have tireless reporters like Paul Berger to tell their stories.Read More

Third Alleged Yeshiva U. Abuser Accused of Preying on Boys in Dorms and Apartment

By Paul Berger

Richard Andron is named along with two Y.U. rabbis in a $380 million abuse suit. The Orthodox volunteer and karate enthusiast allegedly preyed on boys in dorms and youth events.Read More

Yeshiva Rocked as 6 More People Accuse School of Sex Abuse Cover-Up

By Paul Berger

EXCLUSIVE: Six more people claim Yeshiva covered up sex abuse claims. A Florida woman says she was abused after an accused Y.U. rabbi was allowed to leave for her school.Read More

Former Y.U. High School Students File $380M Suit Claiming Sex Abuse Cover-Up

By Paul Berger

Former Y.U. high school students say they had no choice but to file a $380 million lawsuit claiming decades of abuse and lies. One declared: Yeshiva ‘must be held accountable.’Read More

Norman Lamm's Legacy

FORWARD EDITORIAL: Norman Lamm’s apology in his letter of retirement from Y.U. should serve as a model to the current leadership of the embattled institution.Read More

Norman Lamm Leaves Outsized Legacy in Modern Orthodoxy — And a Cloud

By Josh Nathan-Kazis

Norman Lamm is a giant figure in Modern Orthodoxy, with decades of leadership to his credit. Will his mishandling of Yeshiva’s sex abuse scandal cloud a shining legacy?Read More

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