Menuval Kovod Fresser, Ukraine’s Yaakov Bleich, Claims He Quit Prestigious Organizations Because He Is Slowing Down.

In response to Haaretz reporter, Sam Sokol‘s questions about his no longer being on the executive committees of the Conference of European Rabbis and the World Jewish Congress, self proclaimed Chief Rabbi of Ukraine, Yaakov Bleich said,

“Anyone in public life, over five to six years, you’re going to make changes, especially at my age, where I am less active.”

This from a guy who has been schnorring up a storm for Jews in Ukraine on his own since major Jewish groups will no longer pass through $ to him.

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Ukraine’s Yaakov Bleich Resigns from Conference of European Rabbis after Investigation (from the 2019 Archives)

Bleich is on the cover of this week’s Ami Magazine. They have a penchant for publicizing lowlifes like Weberman and the child molesting and kidnapping cult, Lev Tahor. Bleich is timely as a rabbi in the Ukraine. But he is not the only rabbi there and he does have the problem of multiple allegations of sexual assault against boys, girls and women as revealed here in 2019. Since this post in 2019, Bleich lost all his positions with the World Jewish Congress where he used to be a VP. Yerachmiel Lopin

Chaim Shaulson‘s Hebrew language blog, In the World of Haredim (בעולמם של חרידים) posted (6/1/19)

Rabbi [Yaakov] Bleich [Chief Rabbi of the Ukraine] resigned from the Conference of European Rabbis after Dayan [Menachem] Gelley [Av Beth Din of the London Beth Din of the United Synagogue] went to  America and examined the suspicions against him[Bleich].

This report is consistent with the facts I know. The recent resignation follows his earlier removal from the Conference’s website which I reported on March 31, 2019. Before his removal he held a number of important positions at the CER including membership on their Executive Council and their Presidium.

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R. Yaakov Bleich Attends Memorial for Ukrainian Nazi Collaborators

As my readers know, I don’t think much of Chief Rabbi of Ukraine, Yaakov Dov Bleich. But I never thought he would stoop this low. But he has. The JTA wire service just reported, Rabbi helps dedicate a memorial to Ukrainian group that collaborated with the Nazis. Continue reading

Bleich Resigns from Conference of European Rabbis after Investigation

Chaim Shaulson‘s Hebrew language blog, In the World of Haredim (בעולמם של חרידים) posted (6/1/19)

Rabbi [Yaakov] Bleich [Chief Rabbi of the Ukraine] resigned from the Conference of European Rabbis after Dayan [Menachem] Gelley [Av Beth Din of the London Beth Din of the United Synagogue] went to  America and examined the suspicions against him[Bleich].

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