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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 […]

This is Daas Torah?

July 16, 2011 by

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The Yeshivah College sex abuse scandal is going from bad to worse. Today The Australian newspaper had a front page story about it. The Age have also been speaking to people in the community and will be publishing another story soon. The Rabbonim and leaders seem to have no idea how to deal with this. […]

Abuse? What abuse?

June 18, 2011 by

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Recently, the Victorian Police sent out the following letter to boys who went to Yeshivah College about 20 years ago and were taught by a teacher who was alleged to have sexually abused some of them. The matter was dealt with in the usual way by the leadership of Yeshivah. It was swept under the […]

Worth Remembering

May 5, 2011 by

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When Reb Moshe Feiglin landed nearly one hundred years ago in the port city of Fremantle, local Jews advised him not to overly emphasize his Judaism. When he later went to Melbourne and found a relatively organized Jewish community, it wasn’t the sort of community he was familiar with. It was clear to Reb Moshe […]

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 […]

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 […]