Arts & Culture

New Play Goes Inside the Mind of Peeping Tom Rabbi Barry Freundel

Why did he do it? One playwright believes it’s an extreme case of something we all do: lying to ourselves. Read More

By / July 19, 2017

When the scandal of Barry Freundel—the prominent rabbi who had been secretly filming naked women at the mikveh—broke, AJ Campbell felt like part of the story was missing.

“We’ve heard from everybody on the case—Kesher [Freundel’s former congregation], some victims who have written in print—but the one person we haven’t really heard from was Freundel,” she said.

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