|Rabbi Kenneth Brander|
As reported over the last two days, Rabbi Kenneth Brander’s talk in Melbourne was criticized by Tzedek (Australia) and Frum Follies because of his failure to properly address sex abuse problems in the Boca Raton Synagogue and at Yeshiva University where he is a Vice President.
Brander’s defenders attacked Tzedek for misjudgment and misstatement of the facts. In the forefront of these attacks was the Council of Orthodox Synagogues of Victoria (COSV). Tzedek responded, defending their position and pointing out the COSV is not in any position to certify the impeccable reputations of others given their own negligence, or even criminality, in keeping notorious alleged pedophile David Cyprys on their board for years after his misdeeds were known. Below is the full text of the Tzedek reply.
I would also add that COSV relies on claims about Brander’s superb record on abuse without citing any facts or sources. Continue reading →
Posted by Rabbi Nuchem Rosenberg at 8/07/2013
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Rabbi Nuchem Rosenberg