Category Archives: Health/Welfare

MEDIA RELEASE: Aleph Melbourne acknowledges Victorian birth certificate reforms

MEDIA RELEASEAleph Melbourne acknowledges Victorian birth certificate reformsAugust 28 2019 On August 27 2019 the Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Amendment Bill 2019 (VIC) passed in the Victorian State Parliament. In essence this legislative reform will allow transgender and gender … Continue reading

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David Southwick mistakenly admits he is a champion of LGBTIQ equality

David South, self-confessed champion of equality, claims his support for the LGBTIQ community is strong, but he his actions suggest otherwise. Continue reading

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Standing in solidarity with the Muslim community in Christchurch

Aleph Melbourne stands in solidarity with the Muslim community after the Christchurch shooting. Continue reading

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Jewish community responses to religious discrimination in schools

Jewish Community responses to the removal of discrimination against staff and students at religious schools. Continue reading

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You can help Jewish Care achieve #rainbowtick

Jewish Care Victoria would like your input in their Rainbow Tick accreditation process. Continue reading

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Historic Day as Organisations Pledge Support for LGBTI

On Thursday 30 August, Jewish Care Victoria and nine other faith-based organisations came together to pledge commitment to inclusivity for all LGBTIQ people who seek services. Continue reading

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Joint statement of LGBTIQ Inclusion

Ten faith based providers launched a joint statement of LGBTIQ Inclusion at Temple Beth Israel and are working with GLHV to achieve rainbow tick accreditation. Continue reading

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Ten years ago Robert Weil was claiming AIDS is a gay disease

Ten years ago, in December 2007, the Australian Jewish News published two letters authored by Robert Weil: “AIDS is a gay disease” and “AIDS does discriminate”.  It’s worth reflecting on the strong-held beliefs of Robert Weil to understand the toxic … Continue reading

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Aleph Melbourne welcomes the Yes result to the “Same-Sex Marriage” postal survey

Aleph Melbourne welcomes the result of the “Same-Sex Marriage” Postal Survey and looks forward to seeing marriage equality enacted under law in Australia without additional restrictions or degradation of dignity to LGBTIQ people. We acknowledge that the mechanism the government … Continue reading

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JCCV Statement on Same Sex Marriage Plebiscite Result

The Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) is delighted that the same sex marriage plebiscite is now completed and that the people of Australia have shown that they are clearly in support of equality. We hope that Parliament moves quickly … Continue reading

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