All posts tagged Benjamin Koppel

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.

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.