Tag Archives: Orthodox Judaism

Zoe Goodhardt, Liebler Yavneh College, religious freedom and equality

One parent at Leibler Yavneh College is reported to not value “freedom and equality” for her children despite the school stating it won’t discriminate against LGBTIQ students and staff. Continue reading

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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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The Wellbeing of LGBT+ Pupils A Guide for Orthodox Jewish Schools | Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis

Together with KeshetUK, the Chief Rabbi has been working to produce this unique and essential guide for Orthodox Jewish schools on the welfare of LGBT+ pupils.
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Chief rabbi calls on Jewish schools to tackle homophobia | The Guardian

Chief rabbi calls on Jewish schools to tackle homophobia

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Education watchdog rebukes school that redacted history textbooks to remove gay Holocaust victims | PinkNews

Education watchdog rebukes school that redacted history textbooks to remove gay Holocaust victims

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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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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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Rabbi Shamir Caplan issues compelling statement supporting Orthodox Jews who wish to vote Yes on marriage equality

  CIVIL SAME-SEX MARRIAGE For several years, this is the response I have given to people who have asked about whether it is acceptable for Orthodox Jews to support civil recognition of Marriage Equality. Those who know me are aware … Continue reading

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ARK Centre Statement on Same Sex Marriage

ARK Centre Statement on Same Sex Marriage Response to the RCV: As an Orthodox Jewish Community Centre ARK Centre rejects the recent statement released by the Rabbinical Council of Victoria with regard to the upcoming Same Sex Marriage postal plebiscite … Continue reading

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