Category Archives: Human Rights

Statement On Marriage Equality to the Parliament of Australia by the Masorti Beit Din of Australasia

[Original media release here] The following is a statement issued by the Masorti Beit Din to Members of the Australian Parliament on the question of marriage equality. For further information please contact Rabbi Adam Stein on 0422 674 455 or … Continue reading

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Anti-Defamation Commission response to Jerusalem knife attack

B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation Commission denounces stabbing at Gay Pride Parade in Jerusalem July 31, 2015 The B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation Commission (ADC) has denounced the stabbing of six people during Jerusalem’s annual Gay Pride Parade. According to news reports, the suspect arrested by … Continue reading

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Michael Danby MP signals intent to denounce Jerusalem knife attack

Aleph Melbourne is optimistic Michael Danby MP will issue a statement condemning the  knife attack at the Jerusalem Pride March further to his positive signalling of a call via Twitter for him to do so: We’re counting on you to … Continue reading

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Jewish Community Council of Victoria issues statement against Jerusalem knife attack

Adding to a strong statement against the Jerusalem Pride March knife attack from the Executive Council of Australian Jewry, the Jewish Community Council of Victoria have added the following message: “The attack in Jerusalem is a despicable act.  Bigotry, intolerance … Continue reading

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Australian Jewish community leaders denounce Jerusalem Pride March knife attack

The Executive Council of Australian Jewry has issued a welcome statement [PDF] in response to the despicable knife attack in the Jerusalem Pride March overnight. MEDIA STATEMENT 31 July 2015 STABBING ATTACK IN JERUSALEM We are appalled and shocked by … Continue reading

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The standard you walk past…

The standard you walk past is the standard you accept @jccvic. https://t.co/iHvpVx1nbc #NoToHomophobia @YACVic http://t.co/EMg1hY4tUS — Aleph Melbourne (@alephmelbourne) June 12, 2015

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Australian orthodox rabbis interfering in civil marriage (again)!

A little over three years ago, in April 2012, orthodox rabbis in Sydney and Melbourne submitted letters to a Senate enquiry, opposing marriage equality. As reported in yesterday’s The Australian (June 9 2015), rabbis are among 38 signatories to a … Continue reading

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Rabbi Is Out Of Line & Out Of Touch With The Community | JCCV

Rabbi Is Out Of Line & Out Of Touch With The Community 16 February 2015 Much of the evidence presented at the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse over the past two weeks has been seriously disturbing, … Continue reading

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MEDIA RELEASE: Jewish Community responds to Australian politicians attending hate conference

MEDIA RELEASE – FOR  IMMEDIATE PUBLICATION – 28/07/2014 ALEPH MELBOURNE WELCOMES STATEMENT FROM JCCV REGARDING WORLD CONGRESS OF FAMILIES CONFERENCE   Aleph Melbourne welcomes a statement from David Marlow, Executive Director of the Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) this … Continue reading

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“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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