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Mikvah-Peeping Rabbi Appeals Prison Sentence

07/12/2015 - 20:00

Rabbi Barry Freundel is appealing the length of his prison sentence for filming women nude at a ritual bath.

Prominent D.C. Rabbi Comes Out

Adas Israel’s Gil Steinlauf: ‘I am a gay man.’

10/07/2014 - 20:00
JTA

Rabbi Gil Steinlauf struggled for decades with an identity that he only acknowledged publicly this week.

Rabbi Gil Steinlauf

On Peter Novick, Albert Abramson, and the Death of Two Feuding Holocaust Figures

This week brought news of two shocking deaths: the first of Albert Abramson, 94, an important figure in building the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C.  And then there was Peter Novick, 77, an historian who wrote a withering attack of the Holocaust’s undue influence on American Jewish identity.  The two would probably have had little to agree

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