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Media Release: Aleph Melbourne welcomes Mount Scopus Inclusivity Statement

ALEPH MELBOURNE MEDIA RELEASE JULY 22 2016 Aleph Melbourne welcomes the “Inclusivity Statement”[1] issued to parents by Mount Scopus Memorial College on June 20 2016. This statement is the first public acknowledgement by the school for the need to offer specific support … Continue reading

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R. I. P. Elie Wiesel | HRC

“Those who are bigots do not stop at classes, at races, or again, at gays or lesbians.”

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Petition – Equality 4 Students

PETITION: EQUALITY 4 STUDENTS To Members of the Victorian Parliament: Under Victoria’s laws, religious schools are allowed to discriminate against students on the basis of their sexual orientation or gender identity. This means students could be expelled, excluded or otherwise treated unfavourably just for being … Continue reading

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AIJAC should apologise for unsubstantiated criticism of Greens policy

On June 27 2016 the Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) published an article by Ahron Shapiro critical of the Australian Greens entitled “The Greens and Israel“. The article opened with the following caution: Pre-election polling and analysis suggests the … Continue reading

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Cathy Wilcox: We won’t mention it if you don’t

We won't mention it if you don't.My @smh @theage cartoon. pic.twitter.com/MfIt2vTWwu — The Cathy Wilcox (@cathywilcox1) June 19, 2016

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Media Release: Aleph Melbourne Voters Guide for Marriage Equality

ALEPH MELBOURNE MEDIA RELEASE 2016 VOTERS GUIDE FOR MARRIAGE EQUALITY IN JEWISH MELBOURNE June 21 2016 Aleph Melbourne proudly announces its 2016 Voters Guide for Marriage Equality in Jewish Melbourne. Following on from the successful 2013 edition, this voters guide is … Continue reading

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ECAJ Media Statement on Orlando Terror Attack

ECAJ Media Statement on Orlando Terror Attack

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2016 Voters Guide to Marriage Equality in Jewish Melbourne

This guide is aimed to assist voters living in the main Jewish neighbourhoods in Melbourne best select candidates who have comprehensively demonstrated or pledged their full support for marriage equality. Levels of support for “same-sex marriage” listed for each electorate … Continue reading

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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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