National Capital Mikvah Class Action Settlement

Class Eligibility

All females who were videotaped by Rabbi Bernard Freundel AND/OR who disrobed, either partially or completely, in the ritual bath and/or associated facilities operated by the National Capital Mikvah, Inc. (regardless of whether they were videotaped) between July 1, 2005, and October 14, 2014 (the day when Freundel was arrested).

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Case Name

ane Doe 2, et al. v. The Georgetown Synagogue – Kesher Israel Congregation, et al.,
Case No. 2014 CA 8073 B,

Superior Court for the District of Columbia

Case Summary

This class action lawsuit arises from Rabbi Bernard Freundel’s secret videotaping of females without their consent at the National Capital Mikvah (“National Capital Mikvah” or the “Mikvah”) in Washington, D.C. The class action is brought against Freundel and four religious organizations that are alleged to be liable for acts and omissions concerning Freundel. These organizations are: the Georgetown Synagogue – Kesher Israel Congregation; the National Capital Mikvah, Inc.; the Rabbinical Council of America, Inc.; the Beth Din of the United States of America, Inc.

Settlement Pool





Mikvah Settlement

RG/2 Claims Administration LLC

P.O. Box 59479

Philadelphia, PA 19102-9479

Phone: (866) 742-4955

Fax: (215) 827-5551