Category Archives: Human Rights

ADC presents “Making a Difference” award to Georgie Stone

Transgender teen becomes youngest, and first ever LGBTI person to receive prestigious ADC Making a Difference Award November 15, 2016 16-year-old transgender teen Georgie Stone, who has campaigned for transgender rights and for greater tolerance, has become the youngest, and … Continue reading

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Responses in the AJN to Bill Leak’s “Waffen-SSM” cartoon

A selection of responses to Bill Leak’s “Waffen-SSM“ cartoon that were published in the Australian Jewish News.  Click on each to enlarge. Protecting minorities IT’S a bit rich for Paul Winter (AJN 21/10) to talk about society only protecting noisy, … Continue reading

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ADC responds to Bill Leak’s “Waffen-SSM” cartoon

Out in Perth has published a response from the Anti-Defamation Commission in response to Bill Leak’s “Waffen-SSM” cartoon: Dr Dvir Abramovich, Chairman of the Anti-Defamation Commission (ADC) said he understood why cartoonists are drawn to the Nazi analogy but described the comparison as repulsive. … Continue reading

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ECAJ responds to Bill Leak’s “Waffen-SSM” cartoon

The Australian has published a letter from the Executive Council of Australian Jewry in their September 22 letters column, in response to Bill Leak’s “Waffen-SSM” cartoon: I refer to Bill Leak’s cartoon (“Waffen SSM”, 21/9). It can be readily accepted that … Continue reading

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Thank you very much Alan Goldberg

Aleph Melbourne remembers Alan Goldberg QC for his part in making Tasmania, and all of Australia, a better place.  Our deepest condolences to his family on their loss. “And proudly, perhaps most proudly, he acted for Mr Croome, in the attack … 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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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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Bialik Principal issues statement on school’s support for marriage equality

Following on from the announcement of Bialik College becoming the first school in Australia to declare support for marriage equality, the school’s principal Jeremy Stowe-Lindner has issued the following statement on their Facebook page: Bialik College is proud to join … Continue reading

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