Wednesday, March 30, 2005

Jewish Week reports on fiasco Sunday night meeting and Rabbi Mordechai Tendler lies publicly about out-of-court settlement with victim

Tuesday, March 29, 2005

Exclusive: The full press release from the Rabbinical Council of America regarding the expulsion of Rabbi Mordechai Tendler

Monday, March 28, 2005

New summary of Rabbi Mordechai Tendler investigation by the RCA/Praesidium (the parts I can make public at this time)

Sunday, March 27, 2005

Bring pen and paper: Kehilat New Hempstead mbrshp mtg Sunday 8 PM, 720 Union Rd, New Hempstead, NY. To address Rabbi Mordechai Tendler RCA expullsion.

Knesset to pass bill expanding rabbinical courts' authority in divorce: This may significantly impact Jewish women worldwide.

Dr. Ganchrow, past president of the Orthodox Union, claims to have seen in his practice at least 1 case of meningitis after mezizah b’peh.

Journalism and Rabbinic Abuse: SIW of Canonist blog reports he is doing "a very large piece" on this topic for the Revealer.

Saturday, March 26, 2005

The Journal News runs story on Rabbi Mordechai Tendler's expulsion from the RCA

Friday, March 25, 2005

Who can victims/survivors go to for help? Rabbi Mordechai Tendler case exposes the sad simple fact that in the post-Lanner era little has changed.

Thursday, March 24, 2005

Forward: YU has cancelled Rabbi Mordechai Tendler's seminar. Group of KNH members including rabbis and administrators leaving KNH.

Forward: Agunot leaders split on support/criticism of Rabbi Mordechai Tendler. JWB: Time for a regime change in the Agunot movement.

Does the money you give to the JNF actually get used to plant trees in Israel? The answer may shock you.

Kehilat New Hempstead public mtg Sunday 8 PM, 720 Union Road, New Hempstead, NY, Rabbi Mordechai Tendler expected to attend and address RCA expulsion.

Wednesday, March 23, 2005

Update: Sydney Beth Din to investigate Chevra Kadisha, to see if Tahara being properly done. Wrong body buried. Male body buried instead of female.

60 Australian Moriah College Year 12 yeshiva students suspended for pre-Purim intoxication

The Jewish Week article on the expuslion of Rabbi Mordechai Tendler from the RCA

Israeli survey: 43% of Israelis unwilling to marry, or have their children marry, Ethiopians. 25% would not want their children to marry religious.

JTA publicizes Rabbi Mordechai Tender expulsion from RCA worldwide

Tuesday, March 22, 2005

Official Agudath Israel publication addresses Slifkin ban after reader criticizes previous issue which printed ban on Slifkin, cell phones & sushi

Monday, March 21, 2005

SIW reports: Did R' Moshe Tendler Report Mohel Fischer to the Authorities? The answer appears to be no.

Breaking News from Haaretz - Chief Sephardic rabbi: Courts too quick to convict men of abusing wives, thus provoking them to murder

New laws to protect the Kosher consumer

Exclusive: Chairman of Jewish Prisoner Services International, Chaplain Gary Friedman, disputes Tikkun article by Joel Cohen on Orthodox Jewish felons

The Ozzie Orbach story: how OHEL and Orthodox community leaders deal with allegations of sexual abuse of a child, protect the abuser at all costs

Friday, March 18, 2005

Breaking News: Rabbi Mordechai Tendler has been expelled from the RCA: "engaged in conduct inapporopriate for an Orthodox rabbi.”

Thursday, March 17, 2005

Australia: Mistaken burial sparks grave concern for sydney Chevra Kadisha - Is proper Tahara being done?

Ohev Shalom in name only: Ohev Sholom (Washington, D.C.) rift drags on District Appeals Court sends synagogue factions to religious court

Mishpacha magazine: Israeli Chief Ashkenazi Rabbi Yona Metzger denounces police probe claims opponents planted bugs in office

Wednesday, March 16, 2005

Forward picks up story: Newly elected Crown Heights Vaad HaKohol chair Moshe Rubashkin and his checkered past, includes prison time for fraud

Rabbi Moshe Tendler: Target of harassment campaign

JWB Tipline now active: also consider this a blank post where you can post tips as well

another Jewish Press editorial board supporting Rabbi Mordechai Tendler: demonstrates how little has changed post-Lanner and why Jsafe will fail

Israeli judge sentences US born Talmud teacher to 12 years for sexually molesting children, criticizes family that protected him and the authorities.

Central Conference of American Rabbis discovers $1 Million missing

Rabbi Dovid Slavin, executive director of Sydney Yeshiva Rabbinical College, hospitalized after assault. Brother-in-law Rabbi Elazer Gestetner charged

Tuesday, March 15, 2005

Rabbi/Mohel Yitzchok Fischer was scheduled to report to the courthouse yesterday for a hearing, can any of my readers indicate what happened there?

Joel Cohen of Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP (NY) writes about: Jewish felons: the problem of criminality in observant communities

Monday, March 14, 2005

Despicable! Yated Ne'eman's online edition quotes authoritatively from Ku Klux Klan newspaper. Editor defends article.

Thursday, March 10, 2005

Head of Reform Rabbi Eric Yoffe ignores the problem: CA brothers Rabbi Eli Herscher & Uri Herscher provide haven for rabbinical sexual predators

Update: Newly elected Crown Heights Vaad HaKohol chair Moshe Rubashkin and his checkered past, includes prison time for fraud

Wednesday, March 09, 2005

1994: A look back into Tendler's Monsey Beis Din:An ongoing financial relationship between one party and a Judge, should it have been fully disclosed?

Tuesday, March 08, 2005

Ashdod Moriah Elementary School: Segregating children by skin color. This must end.

Rabbi Binyamin Bar-Zohar acquitted on bribe charges, Rabbi Michael Dushinsky fled Israel, hasn't returned (Update: have my readers found him?)

Rav Moshe Tendler on Siyum HaShas rumors: "...could have resulted in some form of disturbance or distraction from the ceremony."

Monday, March 07, 2005

Reform Synagogue Temple Sinai, Washington, MD - demonstrates its qualities: heartless, ignorant and completely negligent - where is the leadership?

Saturday, March 05, 2005

One of South Jersey's worst polluters: Classic Cake Co., a Kosher bakery that was once owned by the wife of a prominent rabbi who had her killed

Charles Kushner - 2 years prison, 40k in fines

Friday, March 04, 2005

update: Marvid Kosher:violating Labor Code, firing for union activities, where are the Jewish tree huggers? Oh that's right it's only people suffering

Thursday, March 03, 2005

Police uncover sex-trafficking ring operating in Europe, Israel; 2 Israelis arrested in Belarus - update

Breaking News: Ukraine detains London assistant Rabbi for attempting to smuggle 152 grams of MDMA in bags in his trouser-pockets

Child molester and Oxford Scholar fraud Rabbi Mordechai Gafni to speak at Harvard on negotiation June 20-24, 2005

Charles Kushner to be sentenced to prison Friday

NJ government corruption arrests may cause halt to construction of pool at Deal Yeshiva

Kosher Spot - Glatt Fraud Fallout - more supervision, more secure kosher seals and labels

Wednesday, March 02, 2005

Rabbi Mordechai Tendler and several Monsey colleagues impersonate the RCA in an attempt to intimidate witness: Luke Ford scooped everyone on this

Tuesday, March 01, 2005

Court upholds former Sephardi chief rabbi of Ramat Gan, Yitzhak Barda's bribery conviction

His father organized armed resistance to Nazis, his Rabbi/brother was known for charity, now lawyer Sam Burstyn fights drug and murder allegations

Help stop the promotion of child molester Rabbi Mordechai Gafni at Wal-Mart - phone 1-800-WAL-MART and complain