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The hypocrisy within the Jewish community of calling for a “respectful” debate (or silence) on Marriage Equality

On Monday September 4 2017 the Rabbinical Council of Victoria (RCV) issued a statement advising citizens to vote No in the upcoming federal government postal survey on marriage equality.  A backlash to this statement ensued, with no less than Rabbi Daniel … Continue reading

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JCCV Calls for Respect and Decency in Same Sex Marriage Debate

JCCV Calls for Respect and Decency in Same Sex Marriage Debate 06 September 2017 The Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) calls for a respectful debate in the lead up to the same sex marriage survey. JCCV President Jennifer Huppert … Continue reading

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City of Glen Eira embraces LGBTIQ inclusion in its care for older adults

Aleph Melbourne congratulates the City of Glen Eira for embracing same-sex attracted, intersex, and gender diverse (SSA/I/GD) people in its Positive Ageing Strategy 2015-2020 [PDF]. In July 2015 Aleph Melbourne responded to a call for feedback on the draft strategy, which at that time … Continue reading

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Jewish LGBTI Youth! – Jews All Diverse & Equal | Minus18

At the JCCV Plenum tonight, the Hon Robin Scott, Minister for Multicultural Affairs launched a 8.5 min video developed by the JCCV young LGBTI advisory group, which aims to highlight that you can be Jewish and LGBTI. The aim is … Continue reading

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Biggest ever Jewish contingent at Pride March 2016

Melbourne’s Jewish Community came out in force on Sunday January 31 2016 to participate in the annual Pride March in St Kilda.  The largest contingent to date, this year saw community stalwarts Aleph Melbourne and the Jewish Lesbian Group of … Continue reading

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JCCV Statement on Moshe Feiglin Visit

JCCV Statement on Moshe Feiglin Visit 12 October 2015 Jennifer Huppert, President of the Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) stated, “Moshe Feiglin has expressed extremist views in the past regarding women, sexual orientation and political issues which are inconsistent … Continue reading

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MR: Aleph Melbourne expresses alarm at Melbourne visit by Moshe Feiglin

MEDIA RELEASE October 9 2015 ALEPH MELBOURNE EXPRESSES ALARM AT MELBOURNE VISIT BY MOSHE FEIGLIN   The imminent visit by Moshe Feiglin to Melbourne has raised alarm by many organisations within the Melbourne Jewish community.  Aleph Melbourne is signatory to a … Continue reading

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Jews All Diverse and Equal Video Competition! | Minus18 + JCCV

From Minus18: We’re working on a very exciting new project with the Jewish Community Council of Victoria! It’s a video competition all about showcasing the experiences of Jewish young people to help combat LGBTI discrimination! Entries close on October 30th! … Continue reading

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Orthodox shul’s support for Keshet JCCV bid |AJN

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JCCV Plenum votes in favour of admitting Keshet as an affiliate

On Monday evening (Aug 3 2015) the Jewish Community Council of Victoria voted on the admission of Keshet Australia as an affiliate member.  The well-attended meeting, held at the Blake Street Hebrew Congregation, was orderly, efficient and respectful. Photos from … Continue reading

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