Browsing All posts tagged under »rabbi ct groner«

Cover up? What cover up?

September 12, 2011 by

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For some reason, the discussion of the sex abuse arrests took place on our contact page. The purpose of this story is to put up all the coverage in the newspapers about it, and to have a better place to continue the discussion so people can find it. 6 September 2011 Jewish News – charges […]

And then there were two

August 3, 2011 by

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A few months ago we reported on the resignation of Mulik Gurewicz from the Vaad Ruchni. Chabad in Melbourne has reached a new low. Reb Arel Serebryanski has been officially removed as a shliach by the Shluchim Office in New York. This is the latest in a dispute between Rabbi Moshe Serebryanski and Rabbi Nir […]

And then there were five

April 6, 2011 by

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As people have heard and was mentioned on this blog, Mulik Gurewicz has resigned from the Vaad Ruchni. The following note was sent out: We wish to inform the community that Mr. Shmuel Gurewicz has, for personal reasons, resigned from the Vaad Ruchni, please click here for his letter of resignation. We have reluctantly and […]

Settlement in the CBD

April 1, 2011 by

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After six weeks of shuttle diplomacy, Rabbi Reisenberg has reached a breakthrough in the Chabad of CBD controversy, and a settlement with Chaim Herzog. The terms of the settlement are as follows: Chaim will continue to be a named shliach in the Melbourne CBD He will come to Melbourne to run two functions per year: […]

Elect this

March 25, 2011 by

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Some members of the Yeshivah Shul may have received the letter announcing elections. If not, here it is. This is not a Purim joke, although in reading it you might think so. Members have been agitating for some sort of involvement in the shul for over twenty years, and this is what they get? It’s […]

Just the Fax, Ma’am

February 27, 2011 by

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There have been several further developments in the Chaim Herzog/Chabad of CBD saga: About six weeks ago a fax arrived at the office of St Kilda Shul. It had been sent from the Shluchim Office in Crown Heights, and seemed to have been intended for Toorak Shul, but had been sent to the wrong number. […]

henry herzog head shliach?

December 29, 2010 by

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According to the compromise announced by Merkos last year, there are now officially three head shluchim in Melbourne. But here is what we have uncovered so far: Despite multiple “incidents”, Rabbi Chaim Tzvi Groner has not yet taken any firm action regarding the behaviour of Chaim Herzog (who is a shliach officially “under” Chaim Tzvi) . […]