All posts tagged Rabbi Michael Chriqui

‘I had no choice but to take rabbis to court’

THE NSW Court of Appeals confirmed the original trial judgement of the Supreme Court’s Justice John Sackar’s ruling that the Sydney Beth Din’s (SBD) Rabbi Moshe Gutnick, Rabbi Yehoram Ulman,

Rabbinate reform urged

IT has been revealed that Sydney’s Orthodox rabbis were told they were prohibited from attending the communal funeral service of former NSW Jewish Board of Deputies (JBOD) Jeremy Spinak, who died at the age of 36 last year, because it was being held at “a Reform Temple” .

Sydney Beth Din issues statement

THE rabbis of the Sydney Beth Din have issued a public statement following their failure to have a contempt of court judgement against them overturned on appeal. The rabbis were […]

Beth Din appeals contempt ruling

THE rabbis of the Sydney Beth Din (SBD) have appealed a December Supreme Court ruling which found them in contempt of court and the associated penalty of $50,000 in fines plus court costs, expected to be more than $250,000, handed down last week.

Changes at Beth Din

AFTER nearly four decades of service, Rabbi David Rogut has retired from the Sydney Beth Din, with Rabbi Michael Chriqui appointed as associate dayan as part of a series of […]