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Court Upholds Sentence Given To Rabbi Barry Freundel

A once-prominent Orthodox rabbi who pleaded guilty to secretly videotaping nude women at a Jewish ritual bath in Washington was given a lawful penalty when a judge sentenced him to approximately 6 ? years in prison, an appeals court ruled Thursday. Read more

Beit Din of America Being Sued Over Mikvah-Peeping Rabbi

The Beth Din of America has been added to the list of defendants in a $100 million class action suit against Rabbi Barry Freundel, the prominent Washington, DC, spiritual leader who was convicted of secretly videotaping women in his synagogue’s ritual bath. Read more

Judge Sets Stage For Rabbi Freundel Class Action To Move Forward

When Rabbi Bernard “Barry” Freundel, a nationally recognized authority in Jewish law, and the longstanding rabbi of Georgetown Synagogue-Kesher Israel Congregation was arrested in October 2014 on charges of voyeurism, the news made national headlines and generated two proposed class action suits. Read more

Rabbi Barry Freundel Who Taped Women Sentenced To Prison

WASHINGTON — A once-prominent Orthodox rabbi who pleaded guilty to secretly videotaping scores of women in a changing room of a Jewish ritual bath was sentenced Friday to 6 1/2 years in prison. Read more

Peeping Rabbi Barry Freundel Secretly Taped Extramarital Sexual Encounters, Prosecution Says

In addition to secretly recording women undressing for the mikveh ritual bath, Rabbi Barry Freundel engaged in sexual encounters with several women, according to prosecutors. Read more

Lawyer: Rabbi Barry Freundel In DC Voyeurism Case Doesn’t Deserve Prison

Washington – A lawyer for a once-prominent Orthodox rabbi who pleaded guilty to secretly videotaping scores of women in a changing room of a Jewish ritual bath says he shouldn’t go to prison. Read more

Washington – Prosecutors Seek 17 Years For Mikveh Peeping Rabbi Barry Freundel

Prosecutors are seeking a 17-year prison sentence for a prominent Washington rabbi who pleaded guilty in February to secretly videotaping dozens of women during ritual baths, court documents filed on Friday showed. Read more

Rabbi Barry Freundel’s Wife Speaks For First Time Since Mikveh-Peep Arrest

Washington D.C. — The estranged wife of Rabbi Barry Freundel, who pleaded guilty to secretly videotaping women in his Orthodox synagogue’s mikvah, spoke publicly for the first time since his arrest in October. Read more