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Teacher loses job at Orthodox Jewish school in Melbourne after revealing she is transgender

Livia Albeck-Ripka from The New York Times reported in her October 18 2018 article “In Some Australian Schools, Teachers Can Be Fired for Being Gay”: In Melbourne’s Orthodox Jewish community, a teacher reported losing her job after revealing she was transgender. … Continue reading

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Photos from Alon Amir’s visit to Melbourne

Aleph Melbourne, together with the Embassy of Israel, hosted an intimate evening with Israeli Eurovision expert Alon Amir at Nature Boy Cafe in Murrumbeena. Continue reading

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Queer @ LimmudOz Melbourne 2018

Check out all the wonderful LGBTIQ sessions and presenters at @limmudoz in Melbourne this weekend: https://t.co/GUz4d75mgF — Aleph Melbourne (@alephmelbourne) June 7, 2018

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“Harry Elkus” and the Caulfield Synagogue anti-homosexuality protest

A document protesting a gay rabbi was being shared around the Melbourne Jewish community.
Intolerance of gay people is unacceptable. Continue reading

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2016 Voters Guide to Marriage Equality in Jewish Melbourne

This guide is aimed to assist voters living in the main Jewish neighbourhoods in Melbourne best select candidates who have comprehensively demonstrated or pledged their full support for marriage equality. Levels of support for “same-sex marriage” listed for each electorate … Continue reading

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Gay? Jewish? Neither? A manual to help you challenge the rules

Gay? Jewish? Neither? A manual to help you challenge the rules By Diana Hodge, University of South Australia Young adult fiction and complex themes go hand in hand – not least in one of the most recent entries to this … Continue reading

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“I’m Gay and I’m Jewish. Do I still belong?”

Young Jewish Professionals (Melbourne) presents: Facebook event here. Disclaimer: In posting this event Aleph Melbourne does not necessarily endorse the views of the organisation hosting this event or that of the speakers presenting at it.  Aleph Melbourne also advises that … Continue reading

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Limmud Oz 2014: the Queer sessions

This year there are two Queer-related sessions at Limmud Oz 2014 in Melbourne. Details below. Sunday June 8 4:00pm – 5:00pm Room: HB36 The Yids are all right: the hidden Jews behind British Pop Gary Holzman Arts | Other It … Continue reading

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Jewish Museum of Australia: Midsumma Festival 2014 – When voices meet visions: an exploration of queer Jewish identity

Media Release Jewish Museum of Australia Midsumma Festival 2014 – When voices meet visions: an exploration of queer Jewish identity “A community is too heavy to carry alone” – Deuteronomy Rabbah 1:10 This quote is featured in the current temporary … Continue reading

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Voters Guide to Marriage Equality in Jewish Melbourne

This guide is aimed to assist voters living in the main Jewish neighbourhoods in Melbourne best select candidates who have comprehensively demonstrated or pledged their full support for marriage equality. Levels of support for “same-sex marriage” listed for each electorate … Continue reading

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