“Some Rabbis have lost their right to serve our community.” Rabbi Dr Benjamin Elton, Australia’s most senior Orthodox Rabbi, has condemned the behaviour of certain community leaders in an interview with SBS Radio.

Speaking to SBS Hebrew Radio, Rabbi Dr Benjamin Elton, Chief Rabbi of the Great Synagogue in Sydney and Secretary of the Rabbinical Councils of Australia and New Zealand (Australia’s most senior Orthodox Rabbi) has called on Jewish leaders, who failed to protect child abuse survivors, to stand down from their public positions.

“If somebody has failed to carry out their legal obligations to protect children, then they ought not to be in the position of leadership in the community,” Rabbi Elton says of his and the Rabbinical Council’s stance.

Listen to the audio on SBS.

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