All posts tagged Manny Waks

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.

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.

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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.