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Executive Council of Australian Jewry rebukes Rabbinical Council of Victoria’s anti-marriage equality statement

Statement by Anton Block, President of the Executive Council of Australian Jewry “The President of the Executive Council of Australian Jewry, Anton Block, has rejected as “alarmist” suggestions that an amendment to the definition of marriage in Australian civil law … Continue reading

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ECAJ responds to Bill Leak’s “Waffen-SSM” cartoon

The Australian has published a letter from the Executive Council of Australian Jewry in their September 22 letters column, in response to Bill Leak’s “Waffen-SSM” cartoon: I refer to Bill Leak’s cartoon (“Waffen SSM”, 21/9). It can be readily accepted that … Continue reading

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AIJAC should apologise for unsubstantiated criticism of Greens policy

On June 27 2016 the Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) published an article by Ahron Shapiro critical of the Australian Greens entitled “The Greens and Israel“. The article opened with the following caution: Pre-election polling and analysis suggests the … Continue reading

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ECAJ Media Statement on Orlando Terror Attack

ECAJ Media Statement on Orlando Terror Attack

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ECAJ & Marriage Equality

From: Michael Barnett Date: 16 February 2016 at 22:06 Subject: ECAJ & Marriage Equality To: Peter Wertheim <PWertheim@ecaj.org.au>, Robert Goot <president@ecaj.org.au> Hi Peter, Robert,   I see the ECAJ are keen to discuss “LGBT equality” for it’s ideological purposes:   … Continue reading

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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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