Tag Archives: Marriage Equality

NSW Jewish Board of Deputies support same-sex marriage | Jewish News

NSW Jewish Board of Deputies support same-sex marriage September 19, 2017 Joshua Levi THE NSW Jewish Board of Deputies (JBOD) has overwhelmingly passed a motion calling for “equal treatment under Australian law to same-sex couples who choose to marry” at … Continue reading

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JEWISH AUSTRALIANS SAY YES TO EQUALITY

JEWISH AUSTRALIANS SAY YES TO EQUALITY SEPTEMBER 20 2017 Right now in Australia, there is a battle going on for the dignity and rights of people that happen to not be heterosexual.  The entire country is being asked to vote … Continue reading

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National Council of Jewish Women of Australia: Statement on Same Sex Marriage

Statement on Same Sex Marriage National Council of Jewish Women of Australia supports same sex marriage as part of its stand against discrimination. Based on the human right to equality, we believe that civil marriage under the Marriage Act should … Continue reading

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Lyle Shelton exposed for falsely blaming marriage equality for the failings of a London Jewish school

Australian Christian Lobby Managing Director Lyle Shelton is using a story about a Jewish private school in London to exemplify a so-called “consequence” of allowing same-sex couples the right to get married. On Sky News[1] (Sep 3 2017; 8:27) Lyle Shelton … Continue reading

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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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Rabbi James Kennard calls for respect when commenting on same-sex marriage survey

I will not be making any comment on the Same-Sex Marriage survey, or on the various public statements that have come from members of the community, since it is not my role, as a Rabbi, or a Principal or even … Continue reading

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Rabbi Daniel Mirvis issues “statement” on marriage equality postal survey

ט”ז אלול תשע”ז 7 September 2017 Dear Members, Many of you will have seen statements by different Rabbis and Rabbinical bodies in the last couple of days about the upcoming postal survey. I have not yet made any public statements … Continue reading

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Beit Aharon Synagogue statement supporting marriage equality

  Please share the following statement: The leadership team at Beit Aharon, together with Rabbi Shamir Caplan, want to make clear our views in light of the upcoming survey: 1. As a community we oppose all discrimination 2. Changing the … Continue reading

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Shira Hadasha expresses disappointment with the Rabbinical Council of Victoria’s statement against marriage equality

Shira Hadasha is disappointed to read the statement of the Rabbinical Council of Victoria encouraging Australians to vote no in the proposed postal vote on same sex marriage. The issue is of civil law reform which will not compel any … Continue reading

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