September 8 2015

Rabbi Johnson & Rebecca Goldman “Child Custody in Family Law - A comparison of the approach in Halacha and the Australian legal system”

“Child Custody in Family Law - A comparison of the approach in Halacha and the Australian legal system”

Featuring

Rabbi Yonason Johnson  &  Rebecca Goldman

Rabbi Yonason Johnson serves as the dean of Kollel Menachem college for advance Rabbinic studies and the Director of Adult Education of the Yeshivah Centre in Melbourne. Rabbi Johnson has been a Torah teacher and lecturer in Adult Education for over 12 years. He received Semicha from Machon Chaim of Melbourne and has studied under notable halachic authorities in the USA. From 2004-2006, Rabbi Johnson was a full-time teacher/lecturer for Bina, a Sydney-based Adult Torah Education organisation. He then spent 5 years in Crown Heights directing the Manhattan Kollel and lecturing in Brooklyn. Rabbi Johnson is a highly sought-after speaker and lecturer presenting on topics of Jewish law, Talmud and Chassidic teaching.

Rebecca Goldman is a special counsel at Kliger Partners with over 17 years’ experience practising exclusively in the area of family law.  Rebecca has experience dealing with all aspects of family law matters.  She has particular expertise dealing with complex parenting disputes (including interstate and international relocation cases), complex property disputes including matters with large asset pools, valuation disputes and complex corporate structures, spousal maintenance applications, child support departure applications and drafting Financial Agreements.  Rebecca has conducted many family law cases in the Family Court and Federal Magistrates Court in respect of both parenting and property issues and represented clients in relation to Intervention Order disputes in the Magistrates Court.

From a lunchtime lecture on September 1, 2015. 

 

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Dr. Norman Goldwasser “”Teshuva/Repentance: The Key to Becoming an Optimal Business Leader” How to use the process of Teshuva to build a successful business team and environment.

Dr Norman Goldwasser 

"Teshuva/Repentance: The Key to Becoming an
Optimal Business Leader"

How to use the process of Teshuva to build a successful business team and environment.

Dr. Norman Goldwasser is a Licensed Psychologist based in Florida. Dr. Goldwasser received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology and a Masters Degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology. Dr. Goldwasser has been the Director of Horizon Psychological Services for the past 22 years, where he has led an interdisciplinary team of mental health professionals who work collaboratively to meet the increasingly complex needs of the community. His areas of expertise include addictions, trauma, sexual attraction issues, marital conflict, relationship difficulties, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, depression, anxiety and phobias, and Adult Attention Deficit Disorder. Dr. Goldwasser is also the Clinical Director of Jewish Community Watch, an organization whose mission is to stop child sexual abuse, and to provide support and treatment for victims. He also is an experienced practitioner and consultant in EMDR, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, a dramatic treatment for trauma,that literally transforms the lives of victim of traumas. 

From a lunchtime lecture on September 8, 2015. 

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