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Rabbi Mendel Epstein Trial: Witness: I Beat Lakewood Man, Then Bought Him Breakfast

After tying up Yisrael Bryskman and beating him in 2010, David Wax felt anger, he testified in federal court on Thursday. Read more

Rabbi Mendel Epstein Ordered Beatings and Demanded Cash For Forced Divorces

TRENTON —A Lakewood rabbi accused of arranging forced divorces orchestrated the beating of a Brooklyn man and demanded $50,000 for his work, a convicted Jewish religious leader said on Wednesday. Read more

Attackers Delivered Beatings, Death Threats To Force A Divorce, Victim Testifies In Rabbi Mendel Epstein Trial

A Brooklyn man testifying Tuesday in the trial of a Lakewood rabbi accused of orchestrating forced divorces said he was ambushed and beaten until he agreed to divorce his wife. Read more

Met Council Insurance Broker Gets 18 Months for $9M Fraud

Another co-conspirator in the scheme that stole approximately $9 million from New York’s Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty was sentenced to prison. Read more

Jerusalem – Orthodox Man Convicted For Driving While Praying With Talis And Teffin

erusalem – An orthodox man pulled over by police for driving while wearing teffin and talit was convicted in absentia at Jerusalem Magistrate’s Court Sunday morning for endangering other motorists and pedestrians. Read more

Police Question Man Who Posed As Doctor For 4 Months At Haifa Hospital

A man who posed as a doctor and patrolled the wards of a Haifa hospital undetected for some four months was finally caught on Thursday morning. Read more

‘Give A Divorce,’ Attackers Yelled As They Beat Men, Victim Testifies In Rabbi Mendel Epstein Trial

TRENTON — A Brooklyn man, testifying in the trial of a Lakewood rabbi accused of ordering beatings to extract Jewish divorces, described how he and his roomate were awakened and beaten for hours. Read more