Mimi Schultz’s grandmother carried a Torah out of Europe on her back and deposited it in a Jerusalem synagogue for safe keeping. Then it vanished.
FORWARD EDITORIAL: Y.U.’s defenders say alleged abuse by staffers took place too long ago to be punished. That claim is shot down by charges the behavior continued until 2009.
Y.U. forced Rabbi George Finkelstein to leave his post amid claims of inappropriate behavior. But he continued to wrestle with boys in new posts in Florida and Jerusalem.
Seeking to blunt an outpouring of criticism from alumni, Yeshiva University has issued a statement emphasizing the wide-ranging powers and broad scope of an investigation into allegations of sexual abuse against former staff members at its Manhattan high school.
Yeshiva University has declined to say if it will make public the results of an investigation into sexual abuse allegations at its Manhattan high school despite former students’ fears about the scope, openness and motivation behind the probe.
Attorney Kevin Mulhearn recently won a settlement in the explosive sexual abuse case against Brooklyn’s prestigious Poly Prep school. Now he’s taking aim at Yeshiva University.
FORWARD EDITORIAL: Yeshiva University can begin to rebuild trust only by providing answers about the shocking sexual abuse crisis at its flagship high school.
More students have come forward with detailed accounts of alleged abuse at the hands of Yeshiva U. staffers. They say school officials and top rabbis failed to act on the allegations.
One of the Yeshiva High School for Boys staffers accused of abusing students has resigned his post in Israel. Five more students have come forward with abuse claims.
FORWARD INVESTIGATION: Students say two former staffers at Y.U. High School for Boys abused them years ago but the school did nothing. Now the chancellor explains why.