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Some Victorian Victims’ Comments (Or: Real Voices)

The Australian Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse will resume hearings tomorrow. It will be the third “case study”, and will focus on Allan Kitchingman (see previous posting) against the background of events at the North Coast … Continue reading

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Rabbi Gutnick Apology (Or: Eventually)

Image: Rabbi Moshe Gutnick (Source: Australian Jewish News) Moshe Gutnick, the president of the Organisation of Rabbis of Australia, has issued an apology for the organisation’s failings to combat child sexual abuse within its components. It is believed to be … Continue reading

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The Yeshivah College Case (Or: Australia Exports Yet Another Paedophile)

Image: Yeshivah College, Melbourne In what is believed to be the only case of a member of a Jewish institution in Australia pleading guilty to child sexual abuse, Rabbi David Kramer will be sentenced next Wednesday. Kramer allegedly abused students … Continue reading

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The Jewish Response in Australia (Or: Small But Significant)

The mainstream religions in Australia range from the monolithic Catholic Church through to the very small Jewish community, numbering about 100,000. While most of the previous attention in the media has centred on the Catholic Church, all religions have had … Continue reading

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