Apology for Rabbi Meir Kluwgant

November 13, 2017 by  
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The president of child sexual abuse advocacy organisation has taken to Facebook to apologise for comments stating that a rabbi is unfit to work around children. Read more

Mikveh Rules

October 29, 2014 by  
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Tzedek, the advocacy group working against child sexual abuse, has published guidelines for those involved in the operations of a male mikveh, a ritual bath, when boys are involved. Read more

Tzedek welcomes Maccabi statement

July 7, 2014 by  
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J-Wire has published Maccabi Australia’s updated policy on protecting children in their care from sexual abuse…Tzedek has welcomed the new strategy. Read more

Melchior to advise Tzedek

March 25, 2014 by  
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Former Member of Knesset and Cabinet Minister, Rabbi Michael Melchior, has joined the Tzedek Board of Advisors. Read more

A safe camp is a good camp

November 29, 2013 by  
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With the summer holiday period approaching, child sexual abuse advocacy group Tzedek has issued guidelines ensuring a safer environment for you children and grandchildren planning a camp holiday. Read more

Tzedek sets child safety Shule guidelines

September 3, 2013 by  
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Child sexual abuse advocacy organisation Tzedek has suggested guidelines to ensure the safety of children in synagogues over the High Holidays. 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

Working with Children

August 19, 2013 by  
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Tzedek, the advocacy group focusing on sexual abuse on children has called for checks to be made on communal workers and shlichim within the Jewish community. Read more

Kramer sentencing: the aftermath and a repeated apology

July 26, 2013 by  
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The Rabbinical Council of Victoria has its say, the Yeshivah College apologises again and Tzedek responds… Read more

Kramer free in three months

July 24, 2013 by  
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53-yr-old convicted paedophile David Kramer has been sentenced to a maximum of three years and four months for sexually abusing students at Melbourne’s Yeshiva Centre but will possibly be a free man in three months’ time given the time he has spent in  detention…and one of his victims has made a statement. 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

Now is the time

June 20, 2013 by  
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The Commonwealth Royal Commission Inquiry into child sexual abuse within organisations has now commenced.  Tzedek, an Australian-based advocacy group for Jewish victims and survivors of child sexual abuse, is uniquely positioned to provide evidence to the Royal Commission about the nature and extent of past and present child sexual abuse within Jewish organisations. Read more

Child sexual abuse advocacy group launches in Sydney

June 5, 2013 by  
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Tzedek  has announced its inaugural NSW event, an information session on ‘Child Sexual Abuse in the Jewish Community’ Read more

Most child sex offenders have multiple victims

May 24, 2013 by  
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An astounding 93 per cent of child sex offenders have more than one victim, while 23 per cent abuse 10 or more children, psychologist Sandra Ifrah told parents attending workshops on ‘Parenting Safe Children’ held recently in Melbourne. Read more

Workshops on safety for children

May 12, 2013 by  
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Tzedek, a not-for-profit organisation which advocates for Jewish victims and survivors of childhood sexual abuse, is to launch its first public workshop for the Melbourne Jewish community on parenting safe children. Read more

Tzedek applies to appear at the Royal Commission

May 8, 2013 by  
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Tzedek, the Jewish organisation which has been established to end the silence on child sexual abuse within the Jewish community, has made an application to appear at the Royal Commission into child abuse. Read more