JCCV appreciates opportunity to provide input into sexual abuse inquiry

November 14, 2013 by  
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Nina Bassat, President of the Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV), has welcomed the tabling of the Report of the Inquiry into the Handling of Child Abuse by Religious and other Non-Government Organisations. Read more

Maccabi: Victims speak through Tzedek

August 20, 2013 by  
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37-yr-old Shannon Francis was sentenced to 5 and a half years minimum imprisonment for sexual offenses against young girls including two charges of sex with a minor. Some of the girls involved were members of a Maccabi basketball team. Tzedek, the advocacy group headed by Manny Waks, has issued a statement on behalf of some of the girls… Read more

Sexual assault perpetrator pleads guilty

June 30, 2013 by  
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A man employed by a major Jewish communal institution in Australia has pleaded guilty to numerous charges of child sexual abuse perpetrated against multiple victims. Read more

The Rabbi Says “Sorry”

June 24, 2013 by  
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Rabbi Baruch Dov Lesches has apologised for remarks reported by Fairfax Media intimating that young sexual assault victims may have been consenting. Read more

Man who sexually assaulted Holocaust survivor sentenced

May 17, 2013 by  
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A Sydney court has sentenced a 39-yr-old man to three to five years’ imprisonment for sexually assaulting a Holocaust survivor. Read more