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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.’
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.
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.