Stolper retired in 2000, the year the New York Jewish Week exposed decades of allegations of physical and sexual abuse of minors by Rabbi Baruch Lanner
All of the US states’ laws have exemptions for a threat to the mother’s life, but there are variations.
The Orthodox Union and its youth group were sued over past abuse by Baruch Lanner, rabbi convicted of sexually abusing teenage students.
"We should be glad that technology has created a meaningful difference between veggie beef and veggie pork — but if the distinction is there, the ban on the pork must be, too."
The program, REACH, will provide resources tailored to the individual needs of members of the New York Jewish community with developmental, intellectual and learning disabilities and their families.
Speakers including Chief Rabbi David Lau and singer, Rabbi Shlomo Katz, are expected to be at this year's virtual Torah Yerushalayim event.
The campaign aims to encourage the public to report hate crimes to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. It will feature messaging in 17 languages, including Hebrew and Yiddish.
The OU has been pushing for these reforms for over a decade, said its Advocacy Center Executive Director: "Our nation’s synagogues, churches, day schools, have badly needed this update."
Synagogues chosen for the grants include 35 institutions across the United States and one situated in a Canadian province - from New York to Baltimore to LA and back, up and over to Ottawa.
Less than 3 years after the Tree of Life shooting in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania legislature plans to cut security funding for nonprofits to zero.