Tag Archives: ECAJ

16-yr-old brutally stabbed by his own brother | J-Wire

16-yr-old brutally stabbed by his own brother July 28, 2019 by J-Wire Newsdesk The Jewish LGBTIQ+ community in Australia has responded with “shock and revulsion” to news of a brutal attack against a 16-year-old youth at a LGBTIQ+ youth hostel … Continue reading

Posted in GLBTIQ, Middle East, Youth | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

NSW Jewish Board of Deputies Resolution on Brunei

NSW Jewish Board of Deputies Resolution on Brunei passed at Plenum April 16 2019 Continue reading

Posted in GLBTIQ, Human Rights, Jewish | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Religious Freedom Review: ECAJ ‘cautiously welcomes’ findings + Schools reject discrimination | AJN

See also: MEDIA RELEASE: Religious Freedom Review and Federal Government Response | ECAJ Jewish community responses to religious discrimination in schools ECAJ ‘cautiously welcomes’ findings December 23, 2018 THE Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) has “cautiously welcomed” the long-awaited … Continue reading

Posted in Education, GLBTIQ, Human Rights, Jewish | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

MEDIA RELEASE: Religious Freedom Review and Federal Government Response | ECAJ

MEDIA RELEASE: Religious Freedom Review and Federal Government Response 15.12.2018 To download this media release in PDF format, click here. Religious Freedom Review and Federal Government Response 16 December 2018 The Executive Council of Australian Jewry, the peak representative body of … Continue reading

Posted in GLBTIQ | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Wentworth 2018: Candidate responses to ECAJ “Religious Freedom” question

2018 Wentworth by-election candidate responses to ECAJ “religious freedom” question. Continue reading

Posted in GLBTIQ, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Dave Sharma, Neo-Nazism and the Jewish Community

Wentworth Liberal Party candidate Dave Sharma must condemn the white-supremacist “It’s OK to Be White” motion backed by over a dozen MPs in his party. Continue reading

Posted in GLBTIQ | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Danby – principled politician with genuine convictions?

Guest article by Gregory Storer. Michael Danby MP has let us all know, well before the next election, that he won’t be standing again. The member for Melbourne Ports has been in the seat since 1998.  That’s twenty years. While … Continue reading

Posted in GLBTIQ, Jewish, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Australian Jewish community stands on the right side of history

Thanks go to the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies, the Jewish Community Council of Victoria, and the Executive Council of Australian Jewry for standing on the right side of history in declaring support for marriage equality. Thank you @ECAJewry @NSWJBD … Continue reading

Posted in GLBTIQ | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Executive Council of Australian Jewry adopts policy on Same Sex civil marriage

Passed unanimously at the ECAJ Annual Conference in Melbourne on Sunday November 26 2017. Add a new Policy Item 54 as follows:   Same Sex civil marriage This Council: 54.1 NOTES the high response rate to the survey on same … Continue reading

Posted in GLBTIQ, Human Rights, Jewish | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

ABC Fact Check corroborates Aleph Melbourne’s fact checking of shameless claims from Karina Okotel and Lyle Shelton

Fact-checking has exposed the misinformation being peddled by Karina Okotel and Lyle Shelton. Continue reading

Posted in GLBTIQ, Human Rights, Jewish | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment