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  • Baruch Lebovits, Brooklyn rabbi charged with sex abuse, gets plea deal

    July 10, 2014 | 2:54 pm

    Baruch Lebovits, a Brooklyn rabbi convicted of sex abuse in 2010 only to have the conviction overturned on appeal, was sentenced to two years in prison as part of a plea deal.

    The deal was approved Wednesday. Lebovits is expected to serve less than a year of additional jail time...

  • Brooklyn rabbi’s sexual abuse conviction overturned on appeal

    May 2, 2012 | 10:31 am

    A New York appeals court overturned the conviction of a Brooklyn rabbi on charges of molesting a teenage boy over the withholding of evidence.

    Rabbi Baruch Lebovits had served one year of his prison sentence before being released to house arrest pending the outcome of his appeal,...