Getting Birthright to open up their alumni lists? Check. Creating a Wikipedia of Jewish knowledge and a national map of young adult opportunities? Not so much. How are CEO Jerry Silverman’s other priorities faring?
Rabbi Barry Freundel didn’t just make conversion candidates take practice dunks in the mikvah where he allegedly spied on them in the shower — he also compelled them to do clerical tasks and donate money to the local rabbinical court.