Michael Lesher

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2011

    Renewed Firestorm Over Orthodox Sex Abuse in Brooklyn

    brooklynda.orgKings County District Attorney Charles Hynes​The relationship between Brooklyn's Orthodox and Hasidic communities and law enforcement has always been a delicate one. Our cover story last summer looked at how hard it is for victims of sexual abuse to get past religious leaders and ... More >>

  • News

    September 7, 2011

    The Shomrim: Gotham's Crusaders

    They patrol Jewish neighborhoods with taxpayer money—but don't always clue in the police

  • News

    January 7, 2009

    My Brother the Slumlord

    Going public is something Amy Neustein never could resist

  • News

    July 18, 2006

    Silence of the Lam

    Accused of sexually abusing young boys, a Brooklyn rabbi lit for Israel 22 years ago. Now one alleged victim wants him brought back for trial.