Category Archives: Human Rights

“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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Dayenu marches with Pride | AJN

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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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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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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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Orthodox Union Statement on Today’s Supreme Court Rulings | Orthodox Union

In publishing the following statement from the Orthodox Union, Aleph Melbourne reiterates it’s unconditional core value of supporting equal rights for all people. June 26, 2013 Orthodox Union Statement on Today’s Supreme Court Rulings ORTHODOX UNION STATEMENT ON TODAY’S SUPREME … Continue reading

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MR: Response to Orthodox Rabbis opposition to same-sex marriage

Aleph Melbourne Media Release Response to Orthodox Rabbis opposition to same-sex marriage October 30 2013 Today the Organisation of Rabbis of Australasia, the Rabbinical Council of NSW and the Rabbinical Council of Victoria issued a joint statement reiterating their previous … Continue reading

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Rabbis say “No” to same sex marriage | J-Wire

Rabbis say “No” to same sex marriage October 30, 2013 by J-Wire Staff The Organisation of Rabbis of Australasia , The Rabbinical Council of NSW and The Rabbinical Council of Victoria have given support to ACT Rabbi Shmueli Feldman who … Continue reading

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Response to “Statement by Abrahamic Faith Leaders of Canberra”

Aleph Melbourne – Media Release October 21 2013 Response to Statement by Abrahamic Faith Leaders of Canberra Aleph Melbourne expresses extreme disappointment with those religious leaders in the Jewish community who continue to object to proposed changes to instruments of … Continue reading

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