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North Brisbane Film Festival screens Aleph documentary

North Brisbane Film Festival – January 20 2017

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Aleph documentary in official selection at 2017 Respect Belfast Human Rights Film Festival

Aleph Melbourne is very proud that our documentary “Aleph Melbourne – Celebrating 20 Years” is amongst the official selection at the 2017 Respect Belfast Human Rights Film Festival.

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Jewish submissions to the Select Committee on the Exposure Draft of the Marriage Amendment (Same-Sex Marriage) Bill

Select Committee on the Exposure Draft of the Marriage Amendment (Same-Sex Marriage) Bill All submissions Council of Progressive Rabbis and the Union for Progressive Judaism (PDF 2422 KB) [backup copy] 6.1 Supplementary to submission 6 (PDF 3073 KB) [backup copy]

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Aleph Melbourne withdraws from tainted 2017 Midsumma Pride March

Regretfully Aleph Melbourne will not be participating in the 2017 Pride March due to Midsumma keeping News Corp Australia as a sponsor.  This breaks an annual tradition going back to 1997. While News Corp journalists like Andrew Bolt, Mirada Devine … Continue reading

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ADC presents “Making a Difference” award to Georgie Stone

Transgender teen becomes youngest, and first ever LGBTI person to receive prestigious ADC Making a Difference Award November 15, 2016 16-year-old transgender teen Georgie Stone, who has campaigned for transgender rights and for greater tolerance, has become the youngest, and … Continue reading

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Responses in the AJN to Bill Leak’s “Waffen-SSM” cartoon

A selection of responses to Bill Leak’s “Waffen-SSM“ cartoon that were published in the Australian Jewish News.  Click on each to enlarge. Protecting minorities IT’S a bit rich for Paul Winter (AJN 21/10) to talk about society only protecting noisy, … Continue reading

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Aleph Melbourne presents documentary DVD to Glen Eira Council

Australian Jewish News, October 28 2016 Follow the progress of our documentary on Facebook: Aleph 20 Project

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JIFF 2016 – The Queer Sessions

This year’s Jewish International Film Festival includes a selection of films to tempt those looking for queer themes.  Click on the film title for the offical JIFF page and session details in Melbourne and Sydney.* Barash “…fresh, frank look at coming out and coming … Continue reading

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ADC responds to Bill Leak’s “Waffen-SSM” cartoon

Out in Perth has published a response from the Anti-Defamation Commission in response to Bill Leak’s “Waffen-SSM” cartoon: Dr Dvir Abramovich, Chairman of the Anti-Defamation Commission (ADC) said he understood why cartoonists are drawn to the Nazi analogy but described the comparison as repulsive. … Continue reading

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