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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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MR: Aleph Melbourne expresses alarm at Melbourne visit by Moshe Feiglin

MEDIA RELEASE October 9 2015 ALEPH MELBOURNE EXPRESSES ALARM AT MELBOURNE VISIT BY MOSHE FEIGLIN   The imminent visit by Moshe Feiglin to Melbourne has raised alarm by many organisations within the Melbourne Jewish community.  Aleph Melbourne is signatory to a … Continue reading

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Aleph Melbourne Celebrates 20 Years | JOY 94.9

Aleph Melbourne Celebrates 20 Years http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_ontheline/p/joy.org.au/ontheline/wp-content/uploads/sites/137/2015/09/OTL_20yrs-Aleph-Melb_24-Sept-2015.mp3

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Former Bialik College student marries her same-sex partner

Today I received a copy of the Bialik College newsletter Shelanu (Issue 4, Sep 2015).  On the back page is a list of Births, Engagements and Marriages.  Ever hopeful, my eye was caught by the marriage announcement of 2004 student … Continue reading

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MR: Aleph Melbourne marks 20 years with historical documentary

MEDIA RELEASE ALEPH MELBOURNE MARKS 20 YEARS WITH HISTORICAL DOCUMENTARY SEPTEMBER 10 2015   Aleph Melbourne is a social, support and advocacy group for same-sex attracted and gender diverse (LGBTIQ) people in Melbourne’s Jewish community. Aleph Melbourne was formed in … Continue reading

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We’re making a documentary (and we need your help)

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Media Release: Aleph Melbourne disappointed in unsatisfactory resignation letter of Rabbi Zvi Telsner

MEDIA RELEASE SEPTEMBER 2 2015 ALEPH MELBOURNE DISAPPOINTED IN UNSATISFACTORY RESIGNATION LETTER OF RABBI ZVI TELSNER   Aleph Melbourne acknowledges the overdue resignation of senior rabbi Zvi Telsner from the Yeshiva Centre in Melbourne but is disappointed with the unsatisfactory … Continue reading

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