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Georgetown Peeping Tom rabbi issues public apology

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- A disgraced Georgetown rabbi who admitted to secretly videotaping women undressing has issued a public apology from jail.

In an apology given to Washington Jewish Week, Barry Freundel says, “No matter how many times I attempt to apologize, it will never be enough. There are simply no words to sufficiently assuage the hurt that I caused. I am sorry, beyond measure, for my heinous behavior.”

Prosecutors say Freundel installed hidden cameras in a ritual bath adjacent to Kesher Israel Congregation in Georgetown and may have recorded as many as 200 women. 

Freundel pleaded to charges of voyeurism and is currently serving a six and a half year prison sentence.

You can read Freundel's full apology here.  

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