Former Head of Yeshiva University Resigns Amid Sexual Abuse Scandal

yeshiva-univ-280The former president of Yeshiva University in New York apologized this week and said he must repent for the way he handled allegations of sexual abuse at the Orthodox university’s high school. Rabbi Norman Lamm is leaving his current position as university chancellor. While he was president, several men said they were abused by teachers and employees at the high school. Lamm called his decision not to tell police “ill-conceived.”