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.
Hebraist
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Rabbi
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Talmud
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Illui
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Max Margolis
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Jacob Milgrom
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Gedaliah Alon
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Gershom Scholem
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Adin Steinsaltz
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Samuel David Luzzatto
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Elkan Nathan Adler
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Benzion Netanyahu
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Isaac Israeli ben Solomon
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David ben Boaz
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International Institute for Counter-Terrorism
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Martin Buber
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David Cassel
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Rachel Adler
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