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The Good Son | JIFF

The Good Son Israel, 2013 Please select your session time to purchase tickets: Melbourne — Tue 11 Nov 9:00pm Fri 14 Nov 2:45pm “The Good Son tells the poignant story of a young Israeli man … who takes the radical … Continue reading

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My story: coming out as trans | Star Observer

My story: coming out as trans To mark the end of Mental Health Week and yesterday’s National Coming Out Day, Marco Fink pens a piece in which she comes out as trans, after realising she is not alone and that … Continue reading

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MEDIA RELEASE: Jewish Community responds to Australian politicians attending hate conference

MEDIA RELEASE – FOR  IMMEDIATE PUBLICATION – 28/07/2014 ALEPH MELBOURNE WELCOMES STATEMENT FROM JCCV REGARDING WORLD CONGRESS OF FAMILIES CONFERENCE   Aleph Melbourne welcomes a statement from David Marlow, Executive Director of the Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) this … Continue reading

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Gay? Jewish? Neither? A manual to help you challenge the rules

Gay? Jewish? Neither? A manual to help you challenge the rules By Diana Hodge, University of South Australia Young adult fiction and complex themes go hand in hand – not least in one of the most recent entries to this … Continue reading

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Mark Cherny reports on “I’m Gay and I’m Jewish. Do I still belong?”

Mark Cherny attended the recent Shavuot event “I’m Gay and I’m Jewish. Do I still belong?”.  Here is his report on the evening: Shavuot is a celebration of the revelation of knowledge. I experienced a revelation this Shavuot by attending … Continue reading

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“I’m Gay and I’m Jewish. Do I still belong?”

Young Jewish Professionals (Melbourne) presents: Facebook event here. Disclaimer: In posting this event Aleph Melbourne does not necessarily endorse the views of the organisation hosting this event or that of the speakers presenting at it.  Aleph Melbourne also advises that … Continue reading

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Limmud Oz 2014: the Queer sessions

This year there are two Queer-related sessions at Limmud Oz 2014 in Melbourne. Details below. Sunday June 8 4:00pm – 5:00pm Room: HB36 The Yids are all right: the hidden Jews behind British Pop Gary Holzman Arts | Other It … Continue reading

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JCCV, ECAJ & NSW JBD respond to homophobic comment on J-Wire Mardi Gras story

J-Wire posted a story “Mardi Gras rocks” about Sydney’s GLBTIQ group Dayenu‘s participation in the Mardi Gras Parade.  The following comment by Gil Solomon was approved by the J-Wire editor: I don’t see a “Sydney Catholic GLBT Group” float (or … Continue reading

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Dayenu marches with Pride | AJN

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Melbourne Queer Film Festival 2014

This year’s Melbourne Queer Film Festival again presents a rich selection of cinematic offerings from Israel and also of Jewish/Semitic relevancy. Browse Sessions – Israel Saturday 15 March 2014 Cupcakes 6:15 PM at ACMI Cinema 2 Summer Vacation 10:30 PM … Continue reading

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