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Jewish submissions to the Select Committee on the Exposure Draft of the Marriage Amendment (Same-Sex Marriage) Bill

Select Committee on the Exposure Draft of the Marriage Amendment (Same-Sex Marriage) Bill All submissions 6 Council of Progressive Rabbis and the Union for Progressive Judaism (PDF 2422 KB) [backup copy] 6.1 Supplementary to submission 6 (PDF 3073 KB)  [backup copy] 128 Rabbinic Council … Continue reading

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Dayenu marches with Pride | AJN

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Statement on Homophobia | Union for Progressive Judaism

[ Original statement ] RELIGIOUS ACTION & ADVOCACY CENTRE STATEMENT ON HOMOPHOBIA The 2014 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras parade celebrates the 36th anniversary of the continuing struggle for human rights and equality waged by, and for, LGBTI (Lesbian, … Continue reading

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Melbourne’s Largest Synagogue Celebrates GLBTI Festival

Temple Beth Israel (TBI) is proud to host the first ever celebration of the Midsumma Gay and Lesbian Festival in a Victorian Synagogue on Friday 31 January 2014. In partnership with Keshet, the national GLBTI (Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender Intersex) … Continue reading

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MR: Response to Orthodox Rabbis opposition to same-sex marriage

Aleph Melbourne Media Release Response to Orthodox Rabbis opposition to same-sex marriage October 30 2013 Today the Organisation of Rabbis of Australasia, the Rabbinical Council of NSW and the Rabbinical Council of Victoria issued a joint statement reiterating their previous … Continue reading

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The Progressive Perspective on Same Sex Marriage | Galus Australis

The Progressive Perspective on Same Sex Marriage July 24, 2013 – 8:00 pm By Rabbi Jonathan Keren-Black: Within Progressive Judaism, we start with a strong emphasis on the human position. We also believe that every human being is ‘made in God’s … Continue reading

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World Union of Progressive Judaism passes resolution in support of Marriage Equality

The following resolution on Marriage Equality passed by overwhelming majority at the International Assembly of the World Union of Progressive Judaism on May 1 2013. All of the suggested resolutions can be viewed here. WUPJ International Assembly Meeting May 1st, … Continue reading

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Progressive Jewry welcomes US Gay Marriage decision | J-Wire

Progressive Jewry welcomes US Gay Marriage decision | J-Wire.

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Union for Progressive Judaism applauds American move to advance Marriage Equality

The Union for Progressive Judaism applauds American move to advance Marriage Equality   The Union for Progressive Judaism (UPJ) welcomes the landmark decision by the American Supreme Court in U.S. v. Windsor declaring Section 3 of the 1996 “Defense of … Continue reading

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The changing face of marriage | AJN

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