April 5, 2019, 12:00 am
HISTORY was made at the Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) on Monday night when its plenum voted to apologise unconditionally to LGBTIQ+ advocacy and support group Aleph Melbourne for painful events that occurred 20 years ago.
January 10, 2019, 12:01 am
JEWISH leaders have joined a legion of Australians condemning an anti-immigration rally in Melbourne on Saturday attended by Queensland senator Fraser Anning, at which neo-Nazi salutes were made and Nazi paraphernalia was displayed.
August 9, 2018, 12:01 am
HE is no stranger to divisiveness, and last week Andrew Bolt polarised members of both the wider and Jewish community. Four News Corp tabloids, including the Herald Sun published an op-ed by the controversial columnist entitled in the Daily Telegraph as "The foreign invasion".
May 16, 2018, 11:41 am
AFTER more than five years at the helm of the Victorian Jewish community's roof body, David Marlow is calling it a day, citing frustration with a lack of funding for important projects as the reason he's stepping down next month as executive director.
December 17, 2017, 12:00 am
The first two same-sex Jewish weddings in Australia to be solemnised by a rabbi will take place next year, as Jewish community leaders applauded the legalisation of same-sex marriage, while high-profile gay Jewish Australians expressed joy at the landmark change.
November 16, 2017, 12:00 am
An Aboriginal letter of protest to Nazi Germany against the horrors of Kristallnacht has finally been accepted by the German government 79 years after it was initially offered at the door of Melbourne's German consulate in 1938.
November 3, 2017, 12:00 am
VICTORIAN and federal Jewish leaders have made it clear that a bid by extreme right-winger Avi Yemini to run for State Parliament at next year's election does not have any kind of official endorsement from Australia's Jewish community.