The Pico-Robertson resident went back to prison about three months ago. He’ll be away for a few years.
No matter how many felonies Dr. Hepner racks up, he’ll never be banned from any shul in Pico-Robertson. Nor will the doctor who lost his medical license for having sex with a patient. Nor will the Orthodox screenwriters of raunchy R-rated movies and TV shows. (I don’t want any of them banned.)
Gershon Hepner’s… runs a major poker ring — makes his living from this — at his parents house every week that attracts many prominent Jews in Pico-Robertson, including one Harkham-Hillel Hebrew Academy rabbi.