Browsing All posts tagged under »rabbi telsner«

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. […]

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 […]

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. […]

Who is the Rabbi of Yeshivah Shul?

January 12, 2011 by

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// Some time before his passing, as his health was in decline, Rabbi Groner OBM invited his son-in-law, Rabbi Tzvi Telsner, to come to Melbourne and take a position in the Yeshivah shul. The matter of succession had been discussed at various levels, and Rabbi Groner wanted to be succeeded by someone from his own […]

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) . […]