Rabbis Still Want Role in Abuse Cases

By Josh Nathan-Kazis

Forward Association, October 14, 2009

Despite a New York judge's recent condemnation of the practice, several national rabbinic leaders said they thought Orthodox rabbinic courts should continue to screen allegations of sexual abuse and decide whether they should be forwarded to law enforcement for prosecution.

Topic: Halakha, Jewish Law, Justice, Orthodox Judaism, Abuse, Crime, Clergy

Name of Publication: Jewish Daily Forward

Editor: Eisner, Jane

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Coverage: New York , United States

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Nathan-Kazis, Josh. Rabbis Still Want Role in Abuse Cases. Jewish Daily Forward. Forward Association. 14 October 2009: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=9966


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