Tag Archives: Michael Barnett

Jewish community group makes landmark anti-homophobia message | Star Observer

Jewish community group makes landmark anti-homophobia message Benjamin Riley — February 27, 2014 A RECENT statement from a leading Melbourne-based Jewish group that said homophobia was unacceptable has been hailed as a turning point for the Victorian Jewish community’s relationship … Continue reading

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Aleph appreciative of JCCV stand | J-Wire

Aleph appreciative of JCCV stand February 16, 2014 by J-Wire Staff Aleph Melbourne has welcomed the recent statement from David Marlow, Executive Director of the Jewish Community Council of Victoria, where he unreservedly stands up to intolerance of homosexuality. Aleph responds to: “Homophobia, lack … Continue reading

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Jewish Council says it is Okay to be Gay | Star Observer

Jewish Council says it is Okay to be Gay By Benjamin Riley on November 6, 2013 The Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) has made a significant step towards equality by publicly acknowledging for the first time “it’s okay to … Continue reading

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Bent TV – Queer Young Thing: Religion and Queer Youth (Sep 2 2013)

Queer Young Thing Monday September 02, 2013 Host: Dylan Adler Topic: Religion and Queer Youth Guests (Youth): Anthony, Sunny, Kassy Guests (Elders): Matt Glover (MGA Counselling Services), Michael Barnett (Aleph Melbourne), Andrew Wheatland (The Spirit Lounge – Joy 94.9) Segment … Continue reading

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The changing face of marriage | AJN

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Jewish gays fight for admittance to Jewish Council in Vic | ABC RN The Religion Report

ABC Radio National – The Religion Report Jewish gays fight for admittance to Jewish Council in Vic. Broadcast: Wednesday 19 May 1999 8:30AM (view full episode) (Download MP3 6.6MB) The Religion Report 19th May, 1999 John Cleary: Today is about … Continue reading

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Media Release: JCCV tackles homophobia but must prove it is serious

Aleph Melbourne Media Release March 28 2013 “JCCV tackles homophobia, but must prove it is serious” Aleph Melbourne congratulates the Jewish Community Council of Victoria for aligning themselves with the No To Homophobia1 campaign, as announced2 in this week’s Australian … Continue reading

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Media Release: Not all Australians share the same opportunities as Michael Danby

ALEPH MELBOURNE MEDIA RELEASE: NOT ALL AUSTRALIANS SHARE THE SAME OPPORTUNITIES AS MICHAEL DANBY 27 MARCH 2013 Aleph Melbourne, a support organisation that advocates for the welfare of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex people of Jewish background, welcomes local … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras through the eyes of a Jewish Princess

Mardi Gras through the eyes of a Jewish Princess By Michael Barnett [ First published in the Australian Jewish News 5 March 1999.  The float organisers had intended the “Jewish Princesses” to be a mixed gender entry, however for a … 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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