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Camp Ramah settles lawsuit alleging mishandled sexual assault complaint

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A Jewish summer camp and its former director have settled a lawsuit filed earlier this year that alleged mishandling of a sexual assault involving two campers in 2018.

The lawsuit was filed in May against Camp Ramah in the Berkshires, in Massachusetts, its former director Rabbi Ethan Linden, and the National Ramah Commission, the group that oversees all Ramah camps.

A court document filed on Friday signed by a US district judge said the court had been informed that “this case has been or will be settled.” The two sides held settlement negotiations in the past two weeks, and have 45 days to submit an application to restore the legal proceedings if they wish.

The lawsuit, filed on behalf of the alleged victim, who was identified as Jane Doe, claimed Linden “acted with deliberate........

© The Times of Israel

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