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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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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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