All posts tagged Manny Waks

Rabbi Telsner’s tenure ends at Yeshivah

YEARS of controversy surrounding Rabbi Zvi Hirsch Telsner’s employment at Melbourne Yeshivah Centre have finally come to an end today (Thursday).

Claims against ministers rock Netanyahu campaign

THE Malka Leifer case was catapulted to the heart of Israel's election debate this week, as opposition politicians claimed that the new scandal shows that the Netanyahu government is rotten.

Israeli police: ‘Charge Litzman’

ISRAEL'S health chief should face charges for allegedly interfering with the Malka Leifer case, Israeli police concluded this week.

Medical committee rules Leifer faked medical condition to avoid extradition

A medical committee has ruled that alleged sexual predator Malka Leifer, the former Australian principal accused of molesting numerous pupils, has faked her mental illness in an effort to elude extradition from Israel.

Litzman meeting ‘deeply hurtful’

THE Israel–Australia Chamber of Commerce (IACC) has apologised for setting up a meeting in Jerusalem between WA Deputy Premier and Health Minister Roger Cook and Israel's Deputy Health Minister Yaakov Litzman, who allegedly meddled in court proceedings to help accused child-sex abuser Malka Leifer.

Report: Litzman didn’t just intervene for Leifer

EXPLOSIVE new claims regarding the Malka Leifer case are prompting calls for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to change his planned coalition. 

Leifer, Litzman revelations set to air

THE scandal over a top Israeli politician's alleged interference in the Malka Leifer case is expected to cause an earthquake in Benjamin Netanyahu's coalition-building. 

‘Leifer functions like a normal woman’

A private investigator who tracked alleged sex-offender Malka Leifer has said that during the two weeks he and his associates followed her they did not witness anything that would indicate she does not function like a normal person.

A sense of vindication and empowerment

Seven years after Manny Waks publicly revealed he was sexually abused at Yeshivah in Melbourne, he attended the National Apology with other victims this week.

National apology provides sense of vindication

Believe me when I tell you that there are many more victims/survivors from Jewish community institutions than you could imagine.