All posts tagged Adass

Rabbi Beck mourned

JUST two weeks after moving to Israel due to ill health, following three decades as the spiritual leader of Melbourne’s Adass community, Rabbi Avraham Tzvi Beck passed away on Monday at the age of 85.

Adass chief leaving

AFTER more than 30 years leading the Adass community in Melbourne Rabbi Avrohom Zvi Beck will leave on Monday night.

Most schools wait to join

KESSER Torah College (KTC) in Sydney is the only Jewish organisation that will definitely join the National Redress Scheme for survivors of child sexual abuse that was announced by the NSW, Victorian and federal governments last week.

Third reprieve for Leifer

AN Israeli judge has let Malka Leifer (pictured) off the hook for another six months, ruling out extradition hearings until June.

Fury over rabbis support for anti-draft rally

TWO leading Chabad-Lubavitch rabbis have come under fire after they threw their support behind a gathering of ultra-Orthodox Melbourne Jews protesting new conscription laws in Israel that will force members of the Charedi community to serve in the army.