Aharon Shlomo Lisson Gets 7 Years For Sexual Assault

A teacher at a religious school—who was convicted of indecent assault on his students—was sentenced Wednesday to seven years in prison and two years of probation. Read more

NYPD Call To Break Up Fight In Mikveh

Brooklyn – Officers from the NYPD’s 66th precinct responded to a call last night at a Jewish ritual bath, where witnesses say two women came to blows over whose turn it was to immerse. Read more

Loss For The Reform – Knesset Approves Mikveh Bill

The Ministerial Committee on Legislation approved Sunday the “Mikveh” bill proposed by MK Moshe Gafni (United Torah Judaism) and sponsored by MKs from UTJ, Shas and Jewish Home. Read more

Israel Chief Rabbis Sued Over Women’s Rights At Mikvah

JERUSALEM — An Israeli advocacy NGO has asked Israel’s Supreme Court to protect women’s rights at the mikvah, or ritual bath. 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