An Orthodox Brooklyn yeshiva has agreed to pay two of its former students $2.1 million for alleged sexual molestation they suffered at age six from a senior rabbi on the school’s faculty—the first known case of such a settlement by a Jewish day school.
Debra Nussbaum Cohen says the ball is in Avi Shafran’s court. He should suggest a viable, accurate alternative to the term ‘ultra-Orthodox’ — or stop kvetching about it.
Nefesh, a group of Orthodox Jewish therapists, is pushing back against a N.J. law that prohibits gay ‘conversion’ therapy. Will they overturn the ban?
An ultra-Orthodox umbrella group has joined a chorus of opposition to Brooklyn prosecutors’ blanket policy of keeping the names of Orthodox child sex suspects secret.
Two very important articles in Haaretz this week that shed light on the violent extremism emerging from the two main streams of Israeli Orthodoxy.