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Jewish roof bodies: ‘Legalise SSM’

COMMUNAL roof bodies have urged the government to legalise same-sex marriage in the wake of the postal survey which showed 61.6 per cent of respondents supported marriage equality.

Frydenberg citizenship saga ‘absurd’

Federal MP Josh Frydenberg says he has been overwhelmed by the support he has received from politicians and the community in the wake of allegations he is a dual citizen and therefore ineligible to sit in Parliament.

‘They defied history, they made history’

BETWEEN speeches from politicians and ceremonial activities, it dawned on the thousands of people at the British War Cemetery in Beersheba during a moment of silence that they were standing on a battlefield.

Auschwitz comment ‘taken out of context’

AN Australian journalist said his tweet, that “Auschwitz was bad – but the train ride there took in some lovely scenery”, has been taken out of context after he was slammed by a Jewish leader.

Department approves Danby’s ads

MICHAEL Danby's advertisements in The AJN that sparked a media storm have been approved by the Federal Department of Finance, which authorises spending by Federal MPs.

JCCV backs same sex marriage

THE Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) hasvoted to support same-sex marriage and called on the Federal Government to eliminate discrimination against same-sex couples.

Erlich to meet PM

CHILD sexual abuse survivor Dassi Erlich is set to meet with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Friday as she escalates her campaign to have former Adass Israel principal Malka Leifer extradited to Australia.

NSW Jewish Board of Deputies support same-sex marriage

THE NSW Jewish Board of Deputies (JBOD) has overwhelmingly passed a motion calling for "equal treatment under Australian law to same-sex couples who choose to marry" at its monthly plenum tonight (Tuesday).

Same-sex marriage statement rocks rabbinate

A Rabbinical Council of Victoria (RCV) member quit the body's executive and the president apologised within days of an RCV statement urging people to vote against same-sex marriage in the upcoming postal survey.

Fit for service

AN article this week claiming that Australian Jewish MPs could be caught in the ongoing citizenship saga has been blown out of the water by the same academic that was relied on as a basis for the story.