Tag archive for ‘Kesher Israel’
Jewish Business News On Tuesday, August 28th, 2018

Orthodox Jewish organizations reach $14.5 million settlement with victims of Mikvah Peeping Rabbi Barry Freundel

Four Jewish organizations have reached a $14.5 million settlement with victims of the prominent Orthodox rabbi who spied for years on women in the Mikvah (ritual bath) in Washington, D.C., rabbi’s former More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

Rabbi Barry Freundel Sentenced to 6.5 Years in Jail

– – Orthodox Rabbi Barry Freundel, 63, the former spiritual leader of Kesher Israel Congregation in the Georgetown area of Washington D.C., has been sentenced to 6 and a half years in jail More...

Tibi Singer On Thursday, February 19th, 2015

Rabbi Freundel Pleads Guilty to Videotaping Women in Shul Mikvah

Orthodox Rabbi Barry Freundel, 63, former spiritual leader of Kesher Israel Congregation in Georgetown, told the Washington D.C. Superior Court on Thursday that he had indeed secretly videotaped scores More...

Tibi Singer On Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

Georgetown Student Suing Peeping Tom Rabbi and All his Employers

A Georgetown University third-year law school student, who claims Rabbi Barry Freundel lured her to his synagogue’s mikvah as part of her studies, is suing Freundel’s Kesher Israel synagogue, More...

Tibi Singer On Friday, October 17th, 2014

Wednesday the Rabbi Was Charged with Six Counts of Voyeurism

Talk about rabbinical supervision! Rabbi Barry Freundel, a graduate of Yeshiva University who until last Monday was the prominent leader of Kesher Israel, the most prestigious Orthodox congregation west More...

Tibi Singer On Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

Holiday Humiliation Special: Georgetown Orthodox Rabbi Arrested for Videotaping Ladies’ Mikvah

Modern Orthodox Rabbi Barry Freundel, 62, of the Kesher Israel Congregation in Georgetown, was picked up by D.C. police on Tuesday morning and charged with voyeurism, the Washington Post reported. Treasury More...

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