Goodman was already a sex offender after a plea in an earlier case involving an allegation he molested a youth while working as a camp counselor.
Temple Emanu-El’s action came a day after JTA and other media outlets wrote about the event.
He will appear in federal court in Manhattan in connection with allegations that he was involved in sex trafficking dozens of minors in New York.
Rabbi Ayreh Goodman, 35, paid to have sex with the 17-year-old girl, who was held at a motel in East Brunswick, New Jersey.
RIO DE JANEIRO An Israeli citizen accused of belonging to an international crime organization was captured and extradited from Colombia.
Ivanka Trump spoke with African women who were trafficked into prostitution and discussed ways to tackle the problem on Wednesday in Rome.
In a way that few other Holocaust museums have dared, ILHMEC has been hosting visiting exhibitions under its roof that show visitors ways in which the Nazis’ treatment of the Jews was hardly unique: In just the past two years, the museum has featured exhibitions on apartheid in South Africa, racism in America, the Khmer Rouge atrocities in Cambodia, the aftermath of the Srebrenica massacre in Bosnia, and the plight of Iraqi refugees who left their homes with little more than the things they carried.
The National Council of Jewish Women has partnered in an online petition calling on President Obama to fund programs that fight human trafficking and assist victims.
A new partnership has launched to enable the purchase of kosher “fair trade” coffee, tea and chocolate while supporting Jewish communal efforts on human trafficking and worker justice.
Crackdowns on pimps and forced labor have helped Israel improve on a U.S. ranking of how well countries are addressing human trafficking issues.