Michael Lesher

Sexual Abuse, Shonda and Concealment in Orthodox Jewish Communities: Michael Lesher, McFarland & Company, 287 pps. $45.

03/02/2015 - 19:00
Staff Writer

The disgrace of sexual abusers (nearly entirely men) who identify themselves as Orthodox Jews is a well-known subject, covered extensively in recent decades in the Jewish and general media.

"Sexual Abuse, Shonda and Concealment in Orthodox Jewish Communities:" Michael Lesher, McFarland & Company, 287 pps. $45.

High Court Ruling On Mondrowitz ‘Troublesome’

Brooklyn DA not required to release documents pertaining to failed extradition of alleged child molester.
04/09/2012 - 20:00
Special To The Jewish Week

A decision by New York State’s highest court regarding the decision not to release documents by the Brooklyn District Attorney is being criticized as “troublesome” by some experts in Freedom of Information Law (FOIL).

Documents related to Avrohom Mondrowitz' extradition to Israel remain sealed.

Fight Over Mondrowitz Documents Coming To A Head

At stake in case of alleged abuser are Brooklyn DA’s actions, state’s Freedom of Information laws.
02/06/2012 - 19:00
Special To The Jewish Week

Next week, attorney and author Michael Lesher will argue before New York State’s highest court for the release by the Brooklyn District Attorney of documents he has been seeking since 2007, related to the failed extradition of Avrohom Mondrowitz.

Attorney Michael Lesher, right, hopes to get documents relating to the case of Avrohom Mondrowitz.
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