Yeshivah joins Manny Waks in welcoming settlement

September 18, 2018 by J-Wire Newsdesk
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Melbourne’s Yeshivah Centre has followed child sex abuse advocate Manny Waks in welcoming the confidential settlement  between them in relation to the abuse he experienced at the Centre.

Yeshivah Centre

A Yeshivah Centre spokesperson stated: “We welcome the news that on 14 September 2018, a settlement was reached with Manny Waks in relation to his abuse that occurred at the Yeshivah Centre. We hope that it provides some tangible recognition of the seriousness of the abuse and the hurt suffered. We also share the sentiments stated by Manny on Friday, that this milestone will assist him in moving forward and form part of the healing process.

As an institution, we condemn any form of abuse and acknowledge the serious harm it causes. We remain committed to provide a safe environment for all children in our care and continue to work tirelessly toward ensuring the regretful mistakes of the past are never repeated.

The Yeshivah Centre encourages anyone who has experienced or is aware of sexual abuse having occurred at the Yeshivah Centre to contact the police (Moorabbin SOCIT unit:  03 9556-6124).

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One Response to “Yeshivah joins Manny Waks in welcoming settlement”
  1. Rabbi Pinchos Woolstone says:

    Now let us pray that Mr Waks and his wife and children are able to return to their lives in happiness, let the same be for the Melbourne Yeshivah Institutions.
    גמר חתימה טובהלשנה טובה ומתוקה

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