His slickness in managing the little boys, and in managing his social environment, indicate his training. As a child psychologist, he had a popular radio show, advising parents and teachers, and of course garnering many clients this way. Seduction of clients by psychotherapists is rampant. Undoubtedly far worse than among clergy. Of adults, and also of children, apparently. This'll be the next big scandal in the US.
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from the article: U.S. asks Israel to extradite ultra-Orthodox Jew accused of child abuse