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Rabbi Shmuley Boteach: just call for marriage equality

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach wants to know how to respond to same-sex relationships. It’s really simple.  Call for marriage equality.

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City of Glen Eira embraces LGBTIQ inclusion in its care for older adults

Aleph Melbourne congratulates the City of Glen Eira for embracing same-sex attracted, intersex, and gender diverse (SSA/I/GD) people in its Positive Ageing Strategy 2015-2020 [PDF]. In July 2015 Aleph Melbourne responded to a call for feedback on the draft strategy, which at that time … Continue reading

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Jewish LGBTI Youth! – Jews All Diverse & Equal | Minus18

At the JCCV Plenum tonight, the Hon Robin Scott, Minister for Multicultural Affairs launched a 8.5 min video developed by the JCCV young LGBTI advisory group, which aims to highlight that you can be Jewish and LGBTI. The aim is … Continue reading

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Bialik Principal issues statement on school’s support for marriage equality

Following on from the announcement of Bialik College becoming the first school in Australia to declare support for marriage equality, the school’s principal Jeremy Stowe-Lindner has issued the following statement on their Facebook page: Bialik College is proud to join … Continue reading

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ECAJ & Marriage Equality

From: Michael Barnett Date: 16 February 2016 at 22:06 Subject: ECAJ & Marriage Equality To: Peter Wertheim <PWertheim@ecaj.org.au>, Robert Goot <president@ecaj.org.au> Hi Peter, Robert,   I see the ECAJ are keen to discuss “LGBT equality” for it’s ideological purposes:   … Continue reading

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Bialik College first Australian school to support Marriage Equality

MEDIA RELEASE Bialik College first Australian school to support Marriage Equality February 16 2016 Adding its name to an impressive list of over 800 supporters, Bialik College takes pride of place as the first Australian K-12 school to support marriage equality. As a … Continue reading

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Biggest ever Jewish contingent at Pride March 2016

Melbourne’s Jewish Community came out in force on Sunday January 31 2016 to participate in the annual Pride March in St Kilda.  The largest contingent to date, this year saw community stalwarts Aleph Melbourne and the Jewish Lesbian Group of … Continue reading

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Michael Barnett of Aleph Melbourne on LGBTIQ issues | The Shtick S42-07

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Statement on Moshe Feiglin’s Visit to Australia | NIF

Statement on Moshe Feiglin’s Visit to Australia [pdf] October 09, 2015 Twelve Jewish and Zionist organisations in Australia from across the religious, political and social spectrum have come together to issue a statement regarding former Likud MK Moshe Feiglin’s visit to … Continue reading

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JCCV Statement on Moshe Feiglin Visit

JCCV Statement on Moshe Feiglin Visit 12 October 2015 Jennifer Huppert, President of the Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) stated, “Moshe Feiglin has expressed extremist views in the past regarding women, sexual orientation and political issues which are inconsistent … Continue reading

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