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Norman Lamm, the Truth — and Me

By Paul Berger

Norman Lamm’s legacy may be forever tarnished by an interview he gave me. He spoke willingly and openly, and I accurately reported what he said. What could be wrong with that?Read More


Norman Lamm Deserves Better

By Allan Nadler

There are people who enter our lives, enrich our minds and inspire our hearts even though we barely know them. Yeshiva’s Norman Lamm has for decades played such a role in my life.Read More


Y.U. Chancellor Norman Lamm Resigns — Abuse Victims Say Not Enough

By Josh Nathan-Kazis

Y.U. Chancellor Norman Lamm resigned and apologized for mishandling a probe into sexual abuse first reported by the Forward. The victims say much more must be done.Read More


Why Can't Yeshiva Alumni Follow Horace Mann Blueprint on Abuse Scandal?

By Beth Kissileff

Facing a sex abuse scandal, Horace Mann alumni have demanded action from their prestigious alma mater. Why doesn’t the Jewish world demand the same from Yeshiva?Read More


Yeshiva U. Sex Abuse Probe Stalls Amid Fear and Mistrust

By Paul Berger

Yeshiva U.’s investigation into sex abuse of high school boys is moving at a snail’s pace. Some well-known victims haven’t even been contacted and others don’t trust the school.Read More


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

By Stacey Klein

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.Read More


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

By Paul Berger

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.Read More


Yeshiva Condemns 'Offensive' Racial Remarks by Rabbi Hershel Schachter

By Paul Berger

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


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

By Paul Berger

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.Read More


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

By Paul Berger

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?Read More





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