D.C. rabbi pleads guilty to secretly videotaping women
Barry Freundel pleaded to 52 counts of voyeurism — one for each woman taped preparing for a sacred bath.
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Talmud
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Joseph Klausner
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D.C. rabbi pleads guilty to secretly videotaping women
Barry Freundel pleaded to 52 counts of voyeurism — one for each woman taped preparing for a sacred bath.
Max Margolis
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Jacob Milgrom
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Zelig Kalmanovich
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Gedaliah Alon
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Alon (Rogoznitski) was born in 1901 in Kobryn, Belarus (then in Russian-ruled Poland).In 1924...
Gershom Scholem
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Irving Greenberg
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Adin Steinsaltz
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Samuel David Luzzatto
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Alexander Rofe
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Alexander Rofé was born in Pisa, Italy in 1932. His father, Gersh Roifer was active ...
Isaac Israeli ben Solomon
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David ben Boaz
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International Institute for Counter-Terrorism
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