Marc Gafni claims that an Internet “smear campaign” was started to publicly damage his name and reputation. The former rabbi says he has been called a devil, child rapist, statutory rapist and child molester – all of which he insists are not true.

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So why did he sign a letter confessing to and apologizing for inappropriate behavior?

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In the video above from Friday’s episode of Dr. Phil, Dr. Phil reads excerpts from the letter. How does Gafni explain signing it? And, why does he believe the accusations started? On Friday, hear from one of Gafni’s alleged victims. Check here to see where you can watch.

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Alleged Victim Of Former Rabbi Marc Gafni Tells Her Story