Tag Archives: Rabbi Yaakov Glasman

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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Rabbi Yaakov Glasman responds to the Rabbinical Council of Victoria’s statement against marriage equality

  Message to my St Kilda Shule community (and others): Two days ago the Rabbinical Council of Victoria (RCV) issued a statement encouraging people to vote “no” in the upcoming postal survey on same-sex marriage. The statement caused significant distress … Continue reading

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Mark Cherny reports on “I’m Gay and I’m Jewish. Do I still belong?”

Mark Cherny attended the recent Shavuot event “I’m Gay and I’m Jewish. Do I still belong?”.  Here is his report on the evening: Shavuot is a celebration of the revelation of knowledge. I experienced a revelation this Shavuot by attending … 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 2012 – June 9-11: The Queer Sessions

Limmud Oz 2012 – June 9-11: The Queer Sessions Sunday: Time Description 5:30pm – 6:30pm A Progressive Alternative to Halakhic Deliberation Community/Activism Social issues Philosophy Room: H2.20 The founding philosopher of the Reconstructionist movement Rabbi Mordecai Kaplan was fond of … Continue reading

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St Kilda Synagogue: Homosexuality in Judaism

St Kilda Synagogue: Homosexuality in Judaism. Throughout history, bigotry cloaked in religious idealism has been at the heart of campaigns against minority groups of all backgrounds, and sexual orientation continues to be one of the most contentious issues facing society … Continue reading

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