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US Orthodox feminist group commissions internal probe after harassment allegations

JTA — An embattled Orthodox feminist group has commissioned an external review of its “workplace and board culture,” weeks after multiple former employees shared allegations of harassment against a prominent sex therapist who was the group’s former board chair.

The announced Wednesday that it had contracted an outside firm to investigate its culture, as well as leaders’ responses to “concerns raised by former JOFA employees.” It will be the second independent investigation commissioned by the organization stemming from allegations against , following an earlier one in 2018.

Two former executive directors had previously said they had felt harassed by Marcus, the group’s co-founder and former board chair who is also a well known sex therapist with many Orthodox women patients. They said JOFA’s practice of having former employees sign non-disclosure agreements had impeded their ability to speak up about their experiences sooner.

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