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Nechemya Weberman Leaving Court Dec. 6, 2012 (credit: CBS 2)

Prosecutors, Defense Make Closing Arguments In Brooklyn Ultra Orthodox Leader’s Sex Abuse Case

Nechemya Weberman, 54, smiled as he left the courthouse with his wife on Thursday, seeming upbeat. But it could be his last night as a free man.

12/06/2012

Rabbi Nechemya Weberman (file/credit: CBS 2)

Sex Abuse Trial Of Brooklyn Orthodox Leader Continues

In defense of Nechemya Weberman, his attorney Michael Farkas suggested that the now-17-year-old victim brought charges of sexual abuse against the counselor out of a desire for revenge because she believes he told her father that she had a relationship with a boyfriend, something forbidden in the ultra Orthodox Satmar community.

11/28/2012