Breaking the Silence: Rabbinic Sexual Misconduct

By Arthur G. Schaefer

CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership, April 29, 1994

Communal ignoring or hiding of rabbinic sexual misbehavior is irresponsible and must end. Many churches have already shown examples of how to properly and effectively handle these violations of congregational and individual trust. There are also many guidelines in the Jewish tradition of teshuvah.

Topic: Halakha, Jewish Law, Justice, Crisis Management, Abuse, Discourse and Dialogue, Clergy, Sexuality

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Cardin, Nina Beth

Volume/Issue: Vol.24/no.473

Page Number(s): 5-8

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Schaefer, Arthur G. Breaking the Silence: Rabbinic Sexual Misconduct. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership. 29 April 1994: 5-8. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=7538


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