Recently, a scandal emerged within the Orthodox community when Rabbi Hershel Schachter, a halakhic leader and member of the faculty of Yeshiva University’s Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS), made an overtly racist comment that was recorded at a London conference....
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Tag: Rabbi Hershel Schachter
March 20, 2013 | 1:46 pm
March 15, 2013 | 9:21 am
Rabbi Hershel Schachter, a dean at Yeshiva University, has warned against reporting uncorroborated sex abuse allegations to police.
Schachter was recorded at a rabbinical conference in February in London warning that false allegations could lead to arrests and imprisonment with a...