The Orthodox Union is creating an independent commission to investigate how the organization handled repeated complaints that a professional in its youth group had sexually harassed, molested and abused teen-agers. The commission is also charged with recommending safeguards to prevent such incidents. Rabbi Baruch Lanner resigned from the O.U. after the New York Jewish Week published an article in which numerous people said Lanner had harassed or molested them when they were teens.
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