A confrontation between a rabbi’s wife and the brotherin- law of sexual abuse
victims’ advocate Manny Waks last week highlighted a divide between two views
within Australian Jewry over the proper role of the media in cases of sexual
Waks, who heads the Tzedek advocacy organization, claimed on
Facebook on Monday that Peninah Feldman, the wife of local Chabad Rabbi Pinchas
Feldman, had verbally attacked his brother-in-law Dovy Rapoport on March 6 over
Waks’s tendency to turn to the media to publicize abuse cases.