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‘Meshulach’ (an emissary of the rabbis) - Lakewood, NJ
Borough Park, NY
A police report was filed. According to reports there have been several
incidents with Gershon Silber involving children in Lakewood, NJ as well
as in Boro Park and in Monsey, NY.He also allegedly physically threatened many
PHOTO: As per the P’sak of three
Rabbonim in Lakewood, we are hereby notifying our readers of an
individual – a supposed ‘Meshulach’ – who residents should be cautious
of. The individual goes by the name Gershon Silber.
According to first hand and verified reports, there has been several
incidents with Mr. Silber involving children here in Lakewood, as well
as in Boro Park and in Monsey. He has also physically threatened many
adults. There have been many other incidents involving this individual
Yesterday, police were called on the man after a particular incident,
of which we – and others, received a first hand report about.
Askonim are urging residents to keep away from him, and not allow him into your home, or near your children.
Mr. Silber may be holding certificates from various Vaadim around the
Country, “but they should not be viewed as authentic”, a party involved