Former Vice President, Long Island Board of Rabbis - Bellmore, NY
Table of Contents:
- The 'randy' rabbi(07/11/2011)
- Avraham Rabinowich, Long Island Rabbi, Videotaped With Prostitute on the Sabbath (07/11/2011)
- Rabbi Avraham Rabinowich Busted By Estranged Wife For Hiring Prostitutes On Sabbath (07/11/2011)
- Randy Rabbi 'caught on tape in bed with a prostitute' - after a sting set up by his wife
- Long Island Rabbi Busted by Ex-Wife for Hiring Prostitutes on the Sabbath (07/11/2011)
- Dreidel-as-Metaphor: Long Island Rabbi Caught in Sex Scandal, NY Post Reports (07/11/2011)
- The New York rabbi and the Shabbat sex scandal (07/12/2011)
- Court Document (09/13/2011)
- 'Randy Rabbi' Raging Mad at NY Post (09/16/2011)
- NY Post wins bid to dismiss suit over 'randy' rabbi story (09/08/2012)
The 'randy' rabbi
Rabbi Avraham Rabinowich -- who leads the wealthy, Conservative Bellmore Jewish Center and is vice president of the Long Island Board of Rabbis -- allegedly made appointments with prostitutes on the Sabbath shortly after services.
He was then caught on camera in a hotel room enjoying some hard-core, commandment-breaking action, according to blockbuster court papers filed in state Supreme Court in Manhattan.
She managed to have Rabinowich secretly filmed with a call girl and entered the photographic evidence into the record of the bitter custody case.
"Since when are prostitutes kosher?" Amora Rabinowich told The Post. "He was coming to court claiming he was this pious individual, but he was using the phone on the Sabbath to meet prostitutes.
"And what kind of rabbi is he? He didn't even take these prostitutes to the mikvah [Jewish ritual cleansing bath] first.
"What is he doing, praying or laying?"
Rabbi Rabinowich responded to the shocking claims by saying only, "I have no response. Have a nice day."
His lawyer, Jeffrey Lewisohn, called the wife's discovery a "setup" and downplayed the matter, saying, "It doesn't matter, this was five or six years ago."
Malcolm Taub, a former lawyer for the rabbi, blasted Amora, saying, "This is a very sick woman . . . This man has gone through hell with this woman."
Avraham Rabinowich, Long Island Rabbi, Videotaped With Prostitute on the Sabbath
A rabbi and his wife are engaged in a court battle over his alleged involvement with prostitutes and her role in a sting operation to catch him.
Long Island rabbi Avraham Rabinowich, who is even alleged to have hired prostitutes on Shabbat – after services - was secretly filmed by a private investigator. The investigator had been hired by his wife Dr Amora Rachelle during a custody fight.
The father-of-three is the vice president of the Long Island Board of Rabbis and a highly respected rabbi in New York's Masorti Jewish community.
The case dates back to 2006, when the rabbi was filmed in a hotel room with two women.
Dr Rachelle, who said "since when are prostitutes kosher?", also told the New York Post that she was particularly angered by her supposedly pious husband's failure to take the women to a mikvah (ritual bath).
The case continues at the Manhattan state Supreme Court.
NY Post wins bid to dismiss suit over 'randy' rabbi story
For the New York Post: Katherine Bolger of Levine Sullivan Koch & Schulz.
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