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Judge Upholds Rabbi’s Sentence Of 6.5 Years For Secretly Taping Women

The rabbi sentenced to more than six years in prison for videotaping dozens of women as they prepared for a ritual bath returned to court.


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Man Accused Of Vandalizing Gaithersburg Synagogue Is Arrested

Police say they have made an arrest after a Gaithersburg synagogue was vandalized last week.


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Police Searching For Suspects Who Vandalized Gaithersburg Synagogue

Police are searching for two suspects responsible for defacing a Gaithersburg synagogue on Tuesday.


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Fired Rabbi Freundel Refuses To Leave His Synagogue-Owned Home

Barry Freundel is accused of secretly videotaping women in a ritual bath.


Several Killed in Attack on Jerusalem Synagogue

JERUSALEM (AP) — Two Palestinians stormed a Jerusalem synagogue on Tuesday, attacking worshippers praying inside with knives, axes and guns, and killing four. Police killed the attackers in a shootout. The attack was the deadliest […]


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Rabbi Accused Of Secretly Recording Women In Ritual Bath Appears In Court

Possible victims of a respected rabbi charged with secretly recording women are fuming that prosecutors may cut a deal with him.


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D.C. Rabbi To Congregation: ‘I Am A Gay Man,’ Divorcing Wife Of 20 Years

The leader of a prominent Washington synagogue is telling thousands of congregants that he is gay and that he and his wife of 20 years are divorcing.


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Jewish Museum Of Maryland Gets New Exec. Director

When Marvin D. Pinkert tells friends from the area about his new job as executive director of the Jewish Museum of Maryland, he says they often ask, “When are they building a Jewish Museum in Baltimore?” or sometimes, “There’s a museum by Attman’s Deli?”



Cardin Visiting Historic Synagogue In Western Md.

U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin is visiting one of the oldest Jewish temples in Maryland during a campaign swing through the western part of the state.


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Windows At Synagogue, Businesses Shot With BB Gun

Montgomery County police say someone used a BB gun to shoot holes in several windows at a synagogue in Potomac and at two nearby businesses.


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Man Convicted Of Desecrating Olney Synagogue

A Montgomery County man has been convicted of desecrating an area synagogue with spray paint last year.