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Extradition request expected to be issued

VICTORIA Police are expected to issue a warrant for the arrest of alleged child sexual abuser Velvel Serebryanski, who is now living in New York.

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.

An emotional rollercoaster

THE emotional rollercoaster for alleged victims of Malka Leifer continued last week when the former Adass Israel principal earned another stay in court.

Leifer faces Israeli court

Malka Leifer finally faced an Israeli judge, after police officers claimed that she was faking mental illness to avoid court proceedings.

Yeshivah Centre

Royal Commission slams institutions and rabbis

Twenty-five Jewish victims of child sexual abuse spoke to the Royal Commission in private hearings, according to its final report released last Friday.

Rabbi Telsner to stay

MORE than two years after Rabbi Zvi Hirsch Telsner resigned from the Yeshivah Centre after admitting his conduct towards victims of child sexual abuse was not acceptable, he was officially given a new contract this week.

Outcry over Adass appointment

THE Adass Israel School in Melbourne has come under fire after appointing Rabbi Meir Shlomo Kluwgant as its new principal.

Another ‘significant milestone’ for the Yeshivah Centre

Nechama Bendet’s decision to leave the Yeshivah Centre has been met with cheers by victims of child sexual abuse, who believe she should have left years ago.

Uniting to heal wounds of abuse

In the wake of last week’s Royal Commission hearing, members of the community gathered with lay and spiritual leaders at Caulfield Park Pavilion for what was billed as “a Night of Healing”.

Alleged abuser says sorry

Alleged child sexual abuser Velvel Serebryanski has apologised to one of his alleged victims.