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Statement on Homophobia | Union for Progressive Judaism

[ Original statement ] RELIGIOUS ACTION & ADVOCACY CENTRE STATEMENT ON HOMOPHOBIA The 2014 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras parade celebrates the 36th anniversary of the continuing struggle for human rights and equality waged by, and for, LGBTI (Lesbian, … Continue reading

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Jewish community group makes landmark anti-homophobia message | Star Observer

Jewish community group makes landmark anti-homophobia message Benjamin Riley — February 27, 2014 A RECENT statement from a leading Melbourne-based Jewish group that said homophobia was unacceptable has been hailed as a turning point for the Victorian Jewish community’s relationship … Continue reading

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It’s Who We Are: Celebrating 20 years of the Jewish Lesbian Group of Victoria

From the Jewish Lesbian Group of Victoria: Dear All, Most exciting news!!!! Our documentary is going to be shown at the Melb Queer Film Festival on Sunday 23 March at 4pm. Please pass on to all your friends.Sun 23 Mar … Continue reading

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Aleph appreciative of JCCV stand | J-Wire

Aleph appreciative of JCCV stand February 16, 2014 by J-Wire Staff Aleph Melbourne has welcomed the recent statement from David Marlow, Executive Director of the Jewish Community Council of Victoria, where he unreservedly stands up to intolerance of homosexuality. Aleph responds to: “Homophobia, lack … Continue reading

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Media Release: Aleph Melbourne welcomes stance from Jewish community leadership against intolerance of homosexuality

MEDIA RELEASE February 14 2014 ALEPH MELBOURNE APPLAUDS THE JEWISH COMMUNITY COUNCIL OF VICTORIA FOR ITS STAND AGAINST INTOLERANCE OF HOMOSEXUALITY Aleph Melbourne welcomes the recent statement from David Marlow, Executive Director of the Jewish Community Council of Victoria, where … Continue reading

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Jewish Museum of Australia: Midsumma Festival 2014 – When voices meet visions: an exploration of queer Jewish identity

Media Release Jewish Museum of Australia Midsumma Festival 2014 – When voices meet visions: an exploration of queer Jewish identity “A community is too heavy to carry alone” – Deuteronomy Rabbah 1:10 This quote is featured in the current temporary … Continue reading

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Elsternwick couple in Victoria’s first Jewish gay commitment ceremony as synagogue prepares to host first gay and lesbian festival celebration | Herald-Sun

Elsternwick couple in Victoria’s first Jewish gay commitment ceremony as synagogue prepares to host first gay and lesbian festival celebration Nicole Precel January 07, 2014 12:00AM Ilana and Chrissie were the first gay couple to have a marriage ceremony at … Continue reading

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Melbourne’s Largest Synagogue Celebrates GLBTI Festival

Temple Beth Israel (TBI) is proud to host the first ever celebration of the Midsumma Gay and Lesbian Festival in a Victorian Synagogue on Friday 31 January 2014. In partnership with Keshet, the national GLBTI (Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender Intersex) … Continue reading

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AJN Letters: Defending Orthodox rabbinical opposition to same-sex marriage

15 November 2013 The Australian Jewish News Melbourne edition Letters to the editor should be no more than 250 words and may be edited for length and content. Only letters sent to letters@jewishnews.net.au will be considered for publication. Please supply … Continue reading

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AJN Letters: Response to Susan Weiner on same-sex marriage

22 November 2013 The Australian Jewish News Melbourne edition Letters to the editor should be no more than 250 words and may be edited for length and content. Only letters sent to letters@jewishnews.net.au will be considered for publication. Please supply … Continue reading

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