Dec 13, 2012
The Rabbinical Council of America is deeply troubled by the allegations made in the Jewish Forward
regarding abuse at Yeshiva University's High School some twenty-five years ago. Abuse is an issue of concern to all denominations, institutions, and communities and cannot be condoned or excused.
Rabbi Shmuel Goldin, president of the RCA, stated, "Our sympathies and support are extended to all victims of abuse. It is especially hard to confront improprieties which may have occurred in our own house, yet that is where the responsibility lies. We are confident that Yeshiva is equal to the task."
The RCA commends President Richard Joel for his forthright response
and statement of concern.