Category Archives: Middle East

ECAJ & Marriage Equality

From: Michael Barnett Date: 16 February 2016 at 22:06 Subject: ECAJ & Marriage Equality To: Peter Wertheim <PWertheim@ecaj.org.au>, Robert Goot <president@ecaj.org.au> Hi Peter, Robert,   I see the ECAJ are keen to discuss “LGBT equality” for it’s ideological purposes:   … Continue reading

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Michael Barnett of Aleph Melbourne on LGBTIQ issues | The Shtick S42-07

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Statement on Moshe Feiglin’s Visit to Australia | NIF

Statement on Moshe Feiglin’s Visit to Australia [pdf] October 09, 2015 Twelve Jewish and Zionist organisations in Australia from across the religious, political and social spectrum have come together to issue a statement regarding former Likud MK Moshe Feiglin’s visit to … 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 Good Son | JIFF

The Good Son Israel, 2013 Please select your session time to purchase tickets: Melbourne — Tue 11 Nov 9:00pm Fri 14 Nov 2:45pm “The Good Son tells the poignant story of a young Israeli man … who takes the radical … Continue reading

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Melbourne Queer Film Festival 2014

This year’s Melbourne Queer Film Festival again presents a rich selection of cinematic offerings from Israel and also of Jewish/Semitic relevancy. Browse Sessions – Israel Saturday 15 March 2014 Cupcakes 6:15 PM at ACMI Cinema 2 Summer Vacation 10:30 PM … Continue reading

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Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, Spiritual Leader of Israel’s Sephardic Jews, Dies at 93 | NYTimes.com

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, Spiritual Leader of Israel’s Sephardic Jews, Dies at 93 | NYTimes.com. “Rabbi Yosef’s weekly sermons, delivered on Saturday nights after the Sabbath, were broadcast by satellite to wide audiences and, in the last few years, uploaded to … Continue reading

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