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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.

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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.

RCNSW could vote on Feldman membership

All members of the Rabbinic Council of NSW could have an opportunity to vote on the status of Rabbi Pinchus Feldman as an RCNSW member.

Yeshiva, Chabad boards urged to take action

The new boards of Yeshivah-Beth Rivkah Schools Ltd and Chabad Institutions Victoria Ltd were urged this week to “act decisively" in relation to the findings of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.

RCNSW urged to drop Pinchus Feldman

The future of Rabbi Pinchus Feldman as a member of the Rabbinical Council of New South Wales hangs in the balance after a formal complaint was lodged against him.