(RNS) Rabbi Marc Gafni is accused of sexual assault. More than 2,400 rabbis and other Jewish leaders asked Whole Foods to stop giving him a platform.
Articles tagged “rabbis”
(RNS) A former rabbi enjoys rising popularity as a spiritual leader, but hundreds of Jewish leaders say he needs to be exposed as a sexual predator.
(RNS) The Rabbinical Council of America officially prohibited the ordination of women in what it described as a direct vote of its membership.
TRENTON, N.J. — FBI agents secretly recorded conversations in which Rabbi Mendel Epstein boastfully claimed that his “team” kidnaps and beats husbands until they agree to give their wives religious divorces, known as gets.
(RNS) Sixty imams and rabbis want to get on with the hard work of repairing the rift between Muslims and Jews.
(RNS) The rhetorical devices that ascribe the characteristics of a citizen to the legal fiction called a “corporation” are the mud and magic that produce a golem.
TRENTON, N.J. (RNS) Four Orthodox rabbis implicated in a torture-for-hire operation were indicted Thursday (May 22).
TRENTON, N.J. (RNS) Two brothers have admitted to playing roles in a bizarre plot to kidnap, beat and torture a recalcitrant Orthodox Jewish husband to convince him to give his wife a religious divorce, authorities said.
(RNS) David Hellman admitted to traveling with seven co-conspirators from New York to a New Jersey warehouse with the intention of forcing a Jewish man to give his wife a divorce document known under Jewish law as a “get.”