Tag Archives: ECAJ

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 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 the … Continue reading

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JCCV, ECAJ & NSW JBD respond to homophobic comment on J-Wire Mardi Gras story

J-Wire posted a story “Mardi Gras rocks” about Sydney’s GLBTIQ group Dayenu‘s participation in the Mardi Gras Parade.  The following comment by Gil Solomon was approved by the J-Wire editor: I don’t see a “Sydney Catholic GLBT Group” float (or … Continue reading

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Australia’s LGBT community marks a bar mitzvah milestone | Haaretz

Australia’s LGBT community marks a bar mitzvah milestone | Haaretz. Australia’s LGBT community marks a bar mitzvah milestone Thirteen years after the Jewish float debuted at Sydney’s Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras, members of the community look back on their … Continue reading

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Clarifying the authority of the ECAJ « mikeybear

Clarifying the authority of the ECAJ « mikeybear.

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ECAJ submission to the Senate Committee on the Exposure Draft of Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Bill 2012

The Executive Council of Australian Jewry submitted a response to the Senate Committee inquiry on the Exposure Draft of Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Bill 2012. All submissions to this Senate inquiry are online here.  The submission by the ECAJ is … Continue reading

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From Zero to Front Page in Two Weeks | J-Wire

From Zero to Front Page in Two Weeks | J-Wire.

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The realities of the human condition | AJN

24 Feb 2012 The Australian Jewish News Sydney edition The realities of the human condition Responding to Rabbi Dr Shimon Cowen’s controversial article on homosexual anti-bullying programs in schools, Rabbi Fred Morgan says his views on “normative” behaviour ignore the … Continue reading

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School bullying program sparks heated debate | AJN

  24 Feb 2012 The Australian Jewish News Sydney edition PETER KOHN AND ZEDDY LAWRENCE School bullying program sparks heated debate | AJN COVER STORY “I’m a thousand per cent behind stopping bullying of homosexual children.” Rabbi Dr Shimon Cowen … Continue reading

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Rabbi’s homophobic comments provoke criticism, petition | Gay News Network

Rabbi’s homophobic comments provoke criticism, petition | Gay News Network.

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