Wednesday, August 04, 2021

For First Time, Orthodox Rabbi Appointed To An Australian State Supreme Court

 ABC News and Hamodia report that for the first time, an Orthodox rabbi has been appointed to a Supreme Court of a state in Australia. Rabbi Marcus Solomon takes office today as the newest justice of the Supreme Court of the state of Western Australia. Rabbi Solomon, who has particular expertise in complex commercial matters, received his law degree in 1991. In 2006 he founded Perth Yeshivah, Western Australia's first post-secondary institution of Jewish studies and Talmudic law.