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  • Former students file $380 million lawsuit against Y.U.

    July 8, 2013 | 1:48 pm

    A $380 million lawsuit was filed against Yeshiva University by former students who allege the school covered up allegations of sexual misconduct by staff members.

    The lawsuit, which was filed Monday in White Plains, N.Y., alleges a “massive cover-up of the sexual abuse of [high...

  • Seeking to relaunch career, disgraced rabbi fights against sexual allegations

    By Ben Harris

    July 9, 2008 | 4:47 pm

    NEW YORK (JTA)—A disgraced American rabbi with a tangled history of alleged sexual misdeeds is relaunching his career as a spiritual mentor and backtracking from an apparent confession he signed two years ago.

    Rabbi Mordechai Gafni acknowledged his “sickness” in 2006 after several...

  • Establishing Boundaries

    By Julie Wiener

    December 14, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    For those who look up to the American Jewish clergy, it has not been a good year. Last week, one of the Reform movement's most prominent rabbis was suspended from the movement's rabbinical association for past sexual misconduct.

    Shortly after his suspension from the Central...

  • Weathering the Crisis

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    March 12, 1998 | 7:00 pm

    City of Hope is the largest provider of bonemarrow transplantation services in California. Here Dr. Stephen J.Forman attends to a patient.

    The City of Hope, the esteemed charity, cancerhospital and research center, is under attack. But supporters of thecharity, whose roots run deep...