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  1. Converts say Freundel's abuse of power extended beyond mikvah peepingRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Jewish Journal

    ... identified for fear that her 2012 conversion could be challenged said Freundel made her ride with him to Towson University near Baltimore, where Freundel taught in the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, to do secretarial work. The ...

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  2. Rabbi Suspended from Towson University Amid Voyeurism AllegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Towson University recently suspended an associate professor after he was accused of voyeurism at a Georgetown synagogue, according to Towson University student newspaper The Towerlight. Now, the university is looking into whether its students may have been victims.

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  3. Loyola Blakefield to honor Van Brooks for embodying school mission of "Men For Others"Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    ... That's not going to happen to me. I'm going to be in the NFL." Instead, he graduated from Loyola and from Towson University and spends his time giving speeches and networking to build the foundation. "The message I try to get across is that ...

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  4. Freundel Planned to Take More Female Towson Students on TourRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Baltimore Jewish Times

    A Towson University senior who is taking a class Rabbi Barry Freundel taught prior to his arrest said she and "a couple of other girls" were invited to tour his synagogue. "I had never planned on doing the mikvah, but going to the synagogue sounded like a cool experience," Karen Berry, who is a student in the "Judeo-Christian Perspectives in Medical Ethics" class, said Thursday afternoon outside the classroom.

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  5. Towson Opens Investigation After DC Rabbi ArrestedRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    ... spectrum and is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. TOWSON, Md. (AP) - Towson University has launched an internal investigation into whether it complied with federal sex discrimination laws after learning a rabbi who ...

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  6. Converts say Freundel went well beyond peepingRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Intermountain Jewish News

    ... identified for fear that her 2012 conversion could be challenged, said Freundel made her ride with him to Towson University near Baltimore, where Freundel taught in the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, to do secretarial work. The ...

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  7. State Democrats play race card in governor's campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Daily Record

    ... scared but the race is definitely tighter," said John Bullock, assistant professor of political science at Towson University. Bullock added that the mailing attempts to paint Hogan in a racially derogatory light without using his name or image. "It ...

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  8. "Peeping rabbi" took students to his synagogue, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBS News

    A popular Washington, D.C. rabbi accused of voyeurism apparently took some of his female Towson University students to the synagogue where he's accused of secretly videotaping women, reports CBS Baltimore. The rabbi, Barry Freundel, who taught classes at Towson since 2009, took the students to the synagogue as part of a field trip in their religious studies class, according to the station.

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  9. Our endorsements for board of educationRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    ... board. For our other two endorsements, we suggest Bess Altwerger and Zaneb Beams . Altwerger is a retired Towson University professor and the founder of Save Our Schools, a national public education advocacy program. Beams is a Columbia ...

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  10. Towson University opens discrimination probe over rabbiRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Washington Post

    Towson University on Wednesday opened an internal investigation to determine whether it complied with federal laws prohibiting sex discrimination after learning a rabbi who teaches there invited students to dunk in a ritual bath in the District that he is now charged with secretly recording. The school also launched a more aggressive drive to find current and former students of Rabbi Barry Freundel, 62, who is charged in the District with six counts of voyeurism .

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  11. Did D.C. rabbi charged with voyeurism film Towson University students?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TBD.com

    TOWSON, Md. A search is under way to find out if a prominent D.C. rabbi, accused of spying on women as they undressed , may have also recorded video of students he taught at Towson University.

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  12. Freundel Took Towson Students to MikvehRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Baltimore Jewish Times

    A rabbi and Towson University professor who was arrested on Oct. 14 on voyeurism charges for allegedly setting up a hidden camera in a mikveh had at least two students take part in the bathing ritual, according to a former student. Nicole Coniglio, a senior mass communication major, told student newspaper The Towerlight that she toured Kesher Israel Congregation in Georgetown for a religious studies class she was taking with Freundel.

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  13. Towson University opens investigation into sex discrimination over rabbi concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Washington Post

    Towson University on Wednesday opened an internal investigation to determine whether it complied with federal laws prohibiting sex discrimination after learning a rabbi who teaches there invited students to dunk in a ritual bath in the District that he is now charged with secretly recording. The school also launched a more aggressive drive to find current and former students of Rabbi Barry Freundel, 62, who is charged in the District with six counts of voyeurism .

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  14. Injunctive Relief in Pasta Class Action Valued at $15MRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Law.com

    ... to the injunctive relief is a relatively uncommon feature of a class-action settlement. In this case, Towson University marketing professor Thomas Maronick, who also holds a J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law, said he arrived at the ...

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  15. Northwestern, Syracuse highlight Terps' schedule in first women's Big Ten seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Baltimore Sun

    Maryland's schedule for the first Big Ten women's lacrosse season features some things old and some things new as the Terps leave behind a couple of storied rivalries to face a new conference and new foes, including a first meeting with Florida. Terps players celebrate after beating Syracuse, 15-12, in the NCAA Division I women's lacrosse national championship at Towson University's Johnny Unitas Stadium.

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  16. Rabbi accused of spying on women took students to his mikvahRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Religion News Service

    ... Oct. 14 with spying on six women at Kesher Israel synagogue, which he has led since 1989. Now, students at Towson University near Baltimore say Freundel presented a field trip to a synagogue as a rare opportunity to experience a ritual bath, or ...

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  17. Early Voting in Towson for 2014 ElectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Patch.com

    In addition to the Towson University building, Baltimore County has seven other locations for early voting -in Catonsville, Cockeysville, Dundalk, Essex, Perry Hall, Randallstown and Reisterstown.

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  18. Authorities Say There May Be More Victims of Rabbi Accused of VoyeurismRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Patch.com

    A Georgetown rabbi accused of voyeurism was also a professor at a Maryland university and authorities are worried that students may also be among the victims he allegedly videotaped in the nude at a Georgetown synagogue, according to a report in The Washington Post. The Post story notes that Rabbi Barry Freundel, 62, invited Towson University students to visit his Georgetown synagogue on field trips to DC, where he invited them to use a ritual bath called a mikvah.

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  19. EdTech Maryland Announces Executive Director Katrina Stevens and Names Initial BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | PRWeb

    ... is a veritable who's who of edtech in the Baltimore region: Frank Bonsal, director of entrepreneurship at Towson University and long-term edtech investor; John Cammack, former T. Rowe Price executive with significant angel investments in edtech; ...

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  20. University Investigates After Arrested D.C. Rabbi Invited Students to SynagogueRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | CBS Local

    ... reveal he placed a hidden camera in the women's shower at his synagogue, Kesher Israel Congregation. Towson University says it is investigating after some of Freundel's students have come forward about visiting the synagogue on field trips for his ...

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