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David Southwick 2015 statement on Keshet gaining JCCV membership

18 AUG 2015 MEMBER’S STATEMENT: JEWISH COMMUNITY COUNCIL OF VICTORIA Mr SOUTHWICK — I would like also to congratulate the Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) for voting in its plenum on 3 August in support of the affiliation of … Continue reading

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1999 AJDS letter re Aleph Melbourne membership denied by JCCV

11 May, 1999 In a momentous and shameful vote of the Jewish Community Council of Victoria, on Monday 10 May, the Jewish Gay support group, ALEPH was refused membership of the JCCV. It has been only a generation since Jews … Continue reading

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Aleph Melbourne – Championing LGBTIQ inclusion and advocacy in the Jewish community

20 December 2017 January 1995 saw the formation of a social group for gay Jewish men in Melbourne. The group was called Aleph Melbourne, to be distinct from the now long-defunct Aleph Sydney. The need for a separate men’s group … 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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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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JCCV backs same sex marriage | AJN

The Jewish Community Council of Victoria has passed a motion in support of same-sex marriage. Continue reading

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JCCV Media Statement – Same Sex Civil Marriage

MEDIA RELEASE: Jewish Community Council of Victoria declares support for same-sex civil marriage. 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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Rabbi Shimon Cowen “apologises” for mentioning paedophilia at JCCV Mental Health Forum for LGBTIQ people

  Rabbi Shimon Cowen has apologised for a statement he made at last night’s JCCV forum on LGBTI inclusion … “Last night I attended a meeting at Beth Weizmann hosted by the JCCV on the topic of assisting persons who … Continue reading

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