Firing and Resignation Request at 2 Local Chabads

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San Diego Jewish World

By Donald H. Harrison Donald H. Harrison SAN DIEGO – Chabad of San Diego’s regional director Rabbi Yonah Fradkin has announced that he has fired Rabbi Yehuda Hadjadj as the rabbi at Chabad of UC San Diego and has asked for the resignation of Rabbi Mendel Goldstein of Chabad of Poway. Neither Rabbi Hadjadj nor Rabbi Goldstein could be reached for immediate comment. Given Goldstein’s refusal thus far to resign, Fradkin said he has appointed Rabbi Dr. Yehudah Trestman to temporarily lead and represent Chabad in the North County Inland area. Hadjadj was convicted and given probation earlier this y…

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