Category Archives: Jewish

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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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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Orthodox shul’s support for Keshet JCCV bid |AJN

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JCCV Plenum votes in favour of admitting Keshet as an affiliate

On Monday evening (Aug 3 2015) the Jewish Community Council of Victoria voted on the admission of Keshet Australia as an affiliate member.  The well-attended meeting, held at the Blake Street Hebrew Congregation, was orderly, efficient and respectful. Photos from … Continue reading

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Media Release – JCCV, Keshet and Social Inclusion | JCCV

[JCCV media release; DOC file] Major Milestones In Social Inclusion For The Jewish Community 04 August 2015 The Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) Plenum on Monday night had a near record attendance of affiliate organisations, community leaders and interested … Continue reading

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Bialik College urges the community to support Keshet

Last Friday, July 31 2015, the Principal of Bialik College, Jeremy Stowe-Lindner, issued this letter urging the community to support the application of Keshet Australia to become an affiliate member of the Jewish Community Council of Victoria at the plenum … 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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