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Torah scribe Rabbi Reuven Yaacobov writes a paragraph of a Torah as part of the exhibition 'The Creation of the World' on July 10, 2014 at the Jewish Museum in Berlin. (Photo credit: JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images)

NJ Rabbi Accused Of Employing Team To Force Jewish Husbands To Grant Wives Divorces

Lakewood Rabbi Mendel Epstein is known for helping Orthodox Jewish couples through divorces, but federal prosecutors say he, his son and two other rabbis went too far.

02/20/2015

Rabbi Mendel Epstein (Image via CBS 2)

Orthodox Rabbis Charged In Religious Divorce Plot

Four Orthodox Jewish rabbis and one of their sons conspired to kidnap and force Jewish men into granting their wives religious divorces, according to a federal indictment handed up on Thursday.

05/22/2014

Vincent George Jr. and Vincent George Sr. with their attorney in Manhattan Supreme Court - May 29, 2013 (credit: Juliet Papa / 1010 WINS)

Self-Professed Father-Son Pimps Acquitted On Sex Trafficking Charge

Vincent George Jr. and Sr. were convicted of money laundering and promoting prostitution and still face significant jail time.

06/19/2013