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Journalistic Coverage Of Mordecai Tendler

Here’s my essay on Rabbi Mordecai Tendler and his accusers. Batya Swift Yasgur writes The Jewish Week: I was disturbed to read your article, “Court Dismisses Sex Suit Against Monsey Rabbi” (July 4), which was buried on page 14 with … Continue reading

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Mordecai Tendler Lawsuit Rejected

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s top court on Wednesday rejected a woman’s claim that her rabbi seduced her and so breached their special fiduciary, or trust, relationship. The Court of Appeals concluded Adina Marmelstein failed to establish the "essential … Continue reading

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Seduced By A Rabbi

From Newsday: ALBANY, N.Y. – New York‘s top court is considering whether a 1935 state law that prohibits suing seducers for monetary damages applies to members of the clergy. Adina Marmelstein wants the Court of Appeals to reinstate her claim … Continue reading

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