The Royal Commission held a public hearing in Melbourne from Monday 2 February to Friday 13 February 2015. The hearing examined the response of Yeshivah Melbourne and Yeshiva Bondi to allegations of child sexual abuse.

The Royal Commission held oral submissions in relation to Case Study 22 into Yeshivah Melbourne and Yeshiva Bondi to allegations of child sexual abuse on Thursday, 17 September 2015 at 11:00am AEST in Sydney.

Location

Oral submissions into Case Study 22 were held at Level 17, Governor Macquarie Tower, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney.

The scope and purpose of the public hearing is to inquire into:

  1. The response of the Yeshivah Centre and the Yeshivah College in Melbourne to allegations of child sexual abuse made against David Cyprys, David Kramer and Aaron Kestecher.
  2. The response of the Yeshiva Centre and the Yeshiva College Bondi to allegations of child sexual abuse made against Daniel Hayman.
  3. The systems, policies, practices and procedures for the reporting of and responding to allegations of child sexual abuse of:
    a. Yeshivah Centre,          
    b. Yeshivah-Beth Rivkah Colleges,
    c. The Yeshiva Centre - Chabad NSW, and
    d. Yeshiva College Bondi.
  4. Any other related matters.

Any person or institution who believes that they have a direct and substantial interest in the scope and purpose of the public hearing is invited to lodge a written application for leave to appear at the public hearing by 16 January 2015.

*Please note that in oral submissions held on 17 September 2015, counsel assisting amended the available finding that she submits the Royal Commission should make: Transcript (Day C105): 17 September, at C10946

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