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Rabbi Meir Pogrow Accused of Sexual Abuse

Rabbi Meir Pogrow, a prominent rabbi and educator living in Beit Shemesh, has been accused of misusing his authority and position for his sexual gratification by an ad hoc rabbinical court of senior rabbis in Israel and the US, which issued a warning notice instructing women to avoid all contact with the individual. Read more

NYPD: Man Shouts At 2 Jewish College Students For Wearing Yarmulkes, Says Their ‘Religion Is A Lie’

WASHINGTON HEIGHTS — A Jewish customer in Dunkin’ Donuts was threatened and told to take off his yarmulke in what police are investigating as a hate crime, according to the NYPD. Read more

‘I Was 13 When Marc Gafni’s Abuse Began’

With all the accounts that have come out about Marc Gafni, the former rabbi and spiritual guru, you may wonder what more I have to offer. But this story is not over, even if Gafni never teaches or abuses again. Read more

Yeshiva University Psychologist Accused of Trying To Meet 14-Year-Old Girl For Sex

A 34-year-old child psychologist at the Yeshiva University’s Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx has been arrested for allegedly engaging in sexually explicit online conversations with an undercover detective he thought was a 14-year-old girl, authorities said Wednesday. Read more

Parents Claim All-Boys School Covered Up Decades of Sexual Abuse

He lost a lawsuit against Yeshiva University’s prestigious all-boys school involving alleged decades-lengthy sex abuse — so his parents are now trying to make an finish-run at justice. Read more