Category Archives: Jewish

Biggest ever Jewish contingent at Pride March 2016

Melbourne’s Jewish Community came out in force on Sunday January 31 2016 to participate in the annual Pride March in St Kilda.  The largest contingent to date, this year saw community stalwarts Aleph Melbourne and the Jewish Lesbian Group of … Continue reading

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JCCV Statement on Moshe Feiglin Visit

JCCV Statement on Moshe Feiglin Visit 12 October 2015 Jennifer Huppert, President of the Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) stated, “Moshe Feiglin has expressed extremist views in the past regarding women, sexual orientation and political issues which are inconsistent … Continue reading

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MR: Aleph Melbourne expresses alarm at Melbourne visit by Moshe Feiglin

MEDIA RELEASE October 9 2015 ALEPH MELBOURNE EXPRESSES ALARM AT MELBOURNE VISIT BY MOSHE FEIGLIN   The imminent visit by Moshe Feiglin to Melbourne has raised alarm by many organisations within the Melbourne Jewish community.  Aleph Melbourne is signatory to a … Continue reading

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Aleph Melbourne Celebrates 20 Years | JOY 94.9

Aleph Melbourne Celebrates 20 Years http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_ontheline/p/joy.org.au/ontheline/wp-content/uploads/sites/137/2015/09/OTL_20yrs-Aleph-Melb_24-Sept-2015.mp3

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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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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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