The decision bars Bach from being a rabbi pending his completion of a repentance process.
“I don’t understand how they don’t have a policy,” one Jewish leader said. “This isn’t rocket science.”
The rabbi, who resigned in April, often referred to the woman has his chevruta, which he called a “friend for a higher purpose.”
“It’s … shocking. After all the awareness that’s been raised in the #MeToo era, this is not something we should be hearing about at this stage.”