Category Archives: R. Avrohom Union

How Many People Convert To Orthodox Judaism Each Year In The USA?

I believe the number is less than 100. I am not sure about the statistics in the following article. I believe that conversions through Sephardic rabbis Gavriel Cohen and Samuel Ohana often run to $5,000, and through other Batei Din … Continue reading

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LA Orthodox Rabbis Explain Abuse Policy

REPORT: A rabbinical group called the Halachic Advisory Board has released a statement following a speech by Simi Yarmush, a California resident who accused rabbis for not aiding her when she came forward about being abused at a young age. … Continue reading

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Sima Yumash – An Orthodox Victim Of Childhood Sexual Abuse – Tells Her Los Angeles Story

Jewish Community Watch (JCW) names the abuser as Rabbi Sholom Dovber Levitansky: Sholom (Dovber) Levitansky has been added to the Wall of Shame due to his alleged sexual abuse of a number of female minors. Multiple victims came forward and … Continue reading

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Rabbi Samuel Ohana Interview

Fluent in French, Hebrew, Yiddish and English, Rabbi Samuel Ohana has lived in Los Angeles since 1972. He is 75 years old. He runs the storefront synagogue Beth Midrash Mishkan Israel (13312 Burbank Boulevard, Sherman Oaks, CA 91401 (818) 901-1598) … Continue reading

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The RCC Vs. Rabbi Bukspan

In February 1997, attorney Baruch Cohen drafted a letter on behalf of Rabbi Yehuda Bukspan asking for a suspension of the RCC‘s campaign to destroy the rabbi. One of the signatories sent me this petition. I asked Baruch Cohen for … Continue reading

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