Category Archives: Health/Welfare

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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Jews All Diverse and Equal Video Competition! | Minus18 + JCCV

From Minus18: We’re working on a very exciting new project with the Jewish Community Council of Victoria! It’s a video competition all about showcasing the experiences of Jewish young people to help combat LGBTI discrimination! Entries close on October 30th! … Continue reading

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Chaim Levin responds to Eli Nash’s defense of Dr Norman Goldwasser

Chaim Levin has supplied Aleph Melbourne with his response to Eli Nash’s defense of Dr Norman Goldwasser.  Eli’s comments appear in block-quoted italics below and his original post is on Facebook is here.  Chaim’s original post on Facebook is here. … Continue reading

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Tzedek Australia cancels “gay cure” therapy advocate Dr Norman Goldwasser

Further to Aleph Melbourne’s article (Aug 10) Tzedek Australia engages gay cure advocate Dr Norman Goldwasser as keynote speaker and hot on the heels of Sydney Morning Herald’s article (Aug 13) Doctor who tried to cure homosexuality to speak at … Continue reading

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Tzedek Australia engages gay cure advocate Dr Norman Goldwasser as keynote speaker

Tzedek Australia is an organisation that assists Jewish victims and survivors of child sexual abuse.  They are currently promoting Dr Norman Goldwasser as keynote speaker for their Community Education Forum on September 6 2015: Dr Goldwasser has a controversial past, … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Mount Scopus continues to ignore the needs of its LGBTQ students

Posted on Facebook by Daniel Baker on August 20, 2013 and reproduced with permission: Mount Scopus continues to ignore the needs of its LGBTQ students. Here is my most recent letter to the Principal and the head of the Board: … Continue reading

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Australian Society for Polish Jews says No To Homophobia

Australian Society for Polish Jews says No To Homophobia.

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