Chabad’s hollow statements on child sexual abuse…writes Manny Waks

October 3, 2017 by  
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The report of a new public statement by seven (seemingly random) Chabad rabbis calling for the immediate reporting to state authorities of reasonable suspicions of abuse is welcome news, especially their unequivocal announcement that prior rabbinic advice is unnecessary. Read more

Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse :

February 13, 2015 by  
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Rabbi Yaakov Glasman, president of the Rabbinical Council of Victoria between 2009 and 2012 when the RCV was seeking to shape community responses to the issue of child sexual abuse. Read more

A message from Sydney rabbis

February 13, 2015 by  
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Members of Sydney rabbinical community have recorded a message to victims of child sex abuse and their families. Read more

Royal Commission seeks Jewish victims

May 13, 2014 by  
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The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse is calling for Jewish victims/survivors of child sexual abuse to come forward and share their story. Read more

Orthodoxy and child sexual abuse

February 11, 2014 by  
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Orthodox communities all over the world continue to struggle with the wave of child sexual abuse accusations coming forth. Read more

Waks Speaks at Rally

November 14, 2013 by  
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Tzedek founder Manny Waks spoke yesterday at a rally in Melbourne increasing awareness of child sexual abuse. Read more

What the Melbourne Jewish community is not being told about child sexual abuse

June 25, 2013 by  
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About a month ago I sat in the Rabbi’s office, hopeful despite the negative responses over the last 7 years.  The question took me by surprise.  ” How many people support you?”…writes Viven Resofsky. Read more

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