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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

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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Coalition for Marriage’s Karina Okotel thumbs her nose at Executive Council of Australian Jewry

On the “Same Sex Marriage Debate” episode of Q&A (Monday October 23 2017) Karina Okotel from the Coalition for Marriage dismissed claims from the Executive Council of Australian Jewry: TONY JONES I’m going to bring in Karina here, because obviously you’re … Continue reading

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Claim UK school failed inspection over marriage teaching ‘factually inaccurate’ | The Guardian

Claim UK school failed inspection over marriage teaching ‘factually inaccurate’ Australian Jewish body denies Coalition for Marriage claim ultra-Orthodox London school was threatened with closure Paul Karp @Paul_Karp Thursday 5 October 2017 12.33 AEDT Last modified on Thursday 5 October … Continue reading

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Aleph Melbourne congratulates the JCCV for supporting marriage equality

Aleph Melbourne congratulates the Jewish Community Council of Victoria for passing a resolution at its Monday evening plenum meeting in support of marriage equality. That the motion was voted on without opposition, by a significantly larger than normal number of … Continue reading

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