Ten years ago, Richard Joel took the helm of Modern Orthodoxy’s flagship institution. Now Y.U. is struggling financially and otherwise, and Joel is in the middle of it.
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: As questions mount about its probe into sexual abuse, Yeshiva University must do much more to come clean about the past and protect its future.
Yeshiva University refuses to say if it will make public an investigation into sexual abuse allegations at its Manhattan high school, despite pleas from some alumni.
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.
FORWARD EDITORIAL: Finally, there is a growing recognition that we must confront sexual abuse, whether it takes place in a therapist’s office or a Yeshiva University dorm.
Hours after the Forward published an investigation into sex abuse claims at Y.U. High School for Boys, President Richard M. Joel has apologized for ‘heinous and inexcusable acts.’