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Rabbi Gabriel Bodenheimer (credit: Handout)

Monsey Rabbi Accused Of Sexually Abusing Young Boy Released On Bail

Gabriel Bodenheimer, 71, faces sex abuse and criminal sexual act charges.

08/12/2014

Joseph Raksin (Credit: WLNY)

Family Of Brooklyn Rabbi Killed In Miami Believes Shooting Was Hate Crime

Northeast Miami-Dade County is home to a vibrant Orthodox Jewish community. That community was shattered Saturday after Joseph Raksin was gunned down while on his morning walk to temple.

08/10/2014

Police Tape (credit: Eliot Schechter/AFP/Getty Images)

Brooklyn Rabbi Fatally Shot In Miami; Police Say Not A Hate Crime

Police and Jewish community leaders say an Orthodox rabbi from New York was fatally shot as he walked to a Miami temple.

08/09/2014

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Brooklyn Rabbi, Teacher Charged With Distributing Child Pornography

A Brooklyn rabbi and teacher at a girls’ seminary was arrested by federal agents Wednesday, on charges that he was downloading and distributing child pornography.

03/05/2014

Menachem Tewel (credit: CBS 2/Jewish Community Watch)

Rabbi Returns From California To Face Sex Abuse Charges In Brooklyn

Menachem Tewel, 30, who also goes by Mendel Tevel, is accused of abusing a young man for several months six years ago in Crown Heights.

11/08/2013

Menachem Tewel (credit: CBS 2/Jewish Community Watch)

Brooklyn Rabbi Facing Child Sex-Abuse Charges Arrested In Calif.

Menachem Tewel, who goes by Mendel Tevel, was arrested Tuesday at a Jewish center on Santa Monica Boulevard, police said.

10/30/2013

Gary Lieberman (credit: Nassau County Police)

Rabbi Accused Of Sexually Abusing Long Island Student Enters Not Guilty Plea

Gary Lieberman, 56, of Far Rockaway is expected to be arraigned on two counts of first-degree sexual abuse in First District Court in Hempstead on Friday.

10/18/2013

Rabbi Alfredo Borodowski is accused of pretending to be a police officer and pulling a driver over during a road rage incident. (Photo: CBS 2)

Westchester Rabbi Charged In Alleged Road Rage Incidents Due In Court

Rabbi Alfredo Borodowski, 49, has been charged with criminal impersonation for an incident on the Sprain Brook Parkway in May.

08/02/2013

Rabbi Alfredo Borodowski is accused of pretending to be a police officer and pulling a driver over during a road rage incident. (Photo: CBS 2)

Westchester Rabbi Arrested On 3rd Impersonation Charge

Rabbi Alfredo Borodowski was arrested in connection with an incident on Interstate 87 in Yonkers in April, state police said.

07/18/2013

Rabbi Alfredo Borodowski is accused of pretending to be a police officer and pulling a driver over during a road rage incident. (Photo: CBS 2)

Alleged Police Impersonator Rabbi Undergoing Treatment For Bipolar Disorder

Attorney Andrew Rubin issued a statement Monday, including an apology, on behalf of Rabbi Alfredo Borodowski.

07/08/2013

Rabbi Alfredo Borodowski is accused of pretending to be a police officer and pulling a driver over during a road rage incident. (Photo: CBS 2)

Scarsdale Man Is Third Person To Accuse Rabbi Of Impersonating Cops

A third victim has come forward with a claim that a Westchester County rabbi impersonated a police officer during a traffic dispute.

06/29/2013

David Ranta (credit: CBS 2)

Judge Frees Man Convicted In 1990 Killing Of Brooklyn Rabbi

“I’m overwhelmed. I feel like I’m under water, swimming. Like I said from the beginning, I had nothing to do with this case,” 58-year-old David Ranta said after leaving state court in Brooklyn.

03/21/2013

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DA: Brooklyn Rabbi Charged In Sex Sting

Nathan David Rabinowich was arrested Wednesday after he showed up at a pre-arranged meeting in Queens, prosecutors said.

02/15/2013

Rabbi Nechemya Weberman (file/credit: CBS 2)

Trial Set To Continue For Brooklyn Orthodox Leader Accused Of Sex Abuse

The trial was set to continue Monday for a prominent Brooklyn Orthodox Jewish leader accused of sexually abusing a now-17-year-old girl.

12/02/2012

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Torah Scribe At Brooklyn Temple Serves As Symbol For Jewish Women Seeking Religious Equality

Sunday night is the final night of Sukkot, a Jewish holiday that is supposed to remind Jews of their ancestral escape from slavery. For many Jewish women this Sunday also signifies new progress in their pursuit of religious equality.

10/07/2012

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