Rabbi Mendel Epstein (Image via CBS 2)

Trial Begins For Rabbi Accused In Divorce, Kidnapping Conspiracy

Opening statements began Wednesday in the trial of a New Jersey rabbi who prosecutors say employed a kidnap team to force unwilling Jewish husbands to divorce their wives.


New Jersey Man Pleads Guilty To Role In Forced Religious Divorce Case

Lakewood N.J. resident David Wax pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court to a complaint charging him with conspiracy to commit kidnapping, federal prosecutors said.