Benjamin Cardozo

Inside The Satmar School Scandal

04/22/1999 - 20:00
Staff Writer
Peering out at the reporters and TV cameras clamoring around the entrance of his religious girls school in Brooklyn last week, Rabbi Hertz Frankel's mind raced as they demanded he comment on his crime. It was a serious crime, a federal felony involving no-show teachers, fund diversions, false job titles and clear breaches of the separation of church and state. It was one Frankel had quietly pleaded guilty to the previous week.

First Hispanic? Judge For Yourself

08/11/2009 - 20:00
Staff Writer
Hispanic-Americans have been basking this summer in the glow of Sonia Sotomayor, the judge sworn in last week as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, becoming the first member of their community on the High Court. They may be kvelling 77 years too late, some mavens say.
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