Sol Adler

A Time Of War, A Time Of Peeping Tom-ism

From Gaza to a D.C. mikveh to a Cuban jail cell, a look back at the top stories of 2014, plus leading figures we lost.

12/22/2014 - 19:00

1. The Gaza War

In July, Israel launches its third major Gaza operation in six years. Dubbed Operation Defensive Edge, the campaign begins with 10 days of intensive airstrikes in Gaza. After several failed cease-fire attempts, a ground invasion of Gaza follows.

“Death of Klinghoffer” protestors,” Getty Images

Former 92nd St Y Leader Apparent Suicide

Ousted after scandal, Adler discovered by wife days after successor appointed.

05/10/2014 - 20:00
Web Editor

Sol Adler, the longtime head of the 92d Street Y who was ousted last July in a corruption scandal, was found hanged Friday in his Brooklyn home.

Sol Adler was found hanged in his home. Via

92Y's Adler Fired

Married director had 'personal relationship' with subordinate whose son-in-law allegedly extorted Y vendors.
07/20/2013 - 20:00
Associate Editor

Sol Adler, the longtime executive director of the 92nd Street Y, has been fired in the aftermath of a criminal investigation, the Y announced Friday evening.

Sol Adler

92Y’s Adler On Medical Leave Amid Probe

Several employees terminated after letter alleged Y staff had extorted 'improper payments' from vendors.
07/15/2013 - 20:00
Associate Editor

In the midst of a kickback investigation at the 92nd Street Y in which several employees have been terminated, Sol Adler, the Upper East Side institution’s longtime executive director is away on medical leave, The Jewish Week has learned.

Sol Adler, executive director of the 92nd Street Y, is on medical leave amid an investigation into kickbacks.
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