Jewish Journal

Eugene L. Meyer

  • Clergy sexual misconduct: What’s being done to rein in abuse?

    January 11, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Even as the Catholic Church has been rocked by a massive pedophilia scandal in recent years, the Jewish community also has been buffeted by high-profile cases of sexual impropriety involving rabbis and other authority figures.

    How extensive is the problem of clergy sex abuse in the...

  • Awareness Center and other blogs draw praise and scorn

    January 11, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    There is no unabridged database of rabbinic sexual abusers. But there is the Awareness Center.

    It's not a physical place, but a Baltimore post office box, cellphone number and Web site -- www.theawarenesscenter.org -- where online surfers can find a listing of scores of Jewish...

  • Is molestation being swept underneath the Eruv?

    January 11, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Within Jewish circles, much of the focus on sexual predators has centered on the Orthodox community, particularly its more ultra-religious precincts, where some contend that clergy sex abuse is more hidden -- and possibly more widespread -- than elsewhere.

    Whether or not those...