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Child Abuse: shifting from blame to support

Posted on 4 December 2015
Child Abuse: shifting from blame to support

The Australian Jewish News
Dr. Michelle Meyer, CEO Tzedek
4th December, 2015

IN the wake of the Royal Commission and other court proceedings, our community was rocked by the exposure of key Orthodox organisations and their response to allegations of child sexual abuse.

Tzedek was established to support and advocate for victims/survivors of institutional abuse in the Jewish community. The organisation continues this work, in addition to delivering awareness
campaigns and protective behaviours education in schools and youth movements.

The Jewish community has had to deal with the loss of its sense of identity as a decent and upright community. Many have also felt a strong sense of indignation and anger at the failure of our organisations to protect our children.

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