All posts tagged Jewish Community Council of Victoria

AJDS carpeted by roof body

THE Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) has voted overwhelmingly to censure the Australian Jewish Democratic Society (AJDS), one of its constituent organisations, over its promotion of a pro-Palestinian rally held in May.

Activist’s invite revoked

VCOSS feared Tamika Mallory's comments would detract from their message, writes Peter Kohn.

Israel Independence Day

$4 million security boost

A LANDMARK $4 million boost to security upgrades for the Victorian Jewish community was announced by Premier Daniel Andrews at South Caulfield Hebrew Congregation on Sunday.

Fears of tax on shules

A BILL introduced into the Victorian Parliament to remove tax exemptions from charities that advocate religion has come under fire from the Victorian Opposition.

Iemma defends Danby over McNeill ad controversy

Former NSW premier Morris Iemma has defended Michael Danby after the media spotlight returned to the Melbourne Ports MP's advertisements about ABC journalist Sophie McNeill.

‘We must be vigilant’

"THE Inquiry, its public hearings, findings and recommendations have been of seminal ongoing importance for the whole of Australian society," said Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) president Anton Block.

Marching against abuse

Ten Jewish communal organisations joined in the Walk Against Family Violence in Melbourne as part of the UN's International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and White Ribbon Day.

JCCV pays tribute to Baker

The Melbourne community has paid a heartfelt tribute to the late Johnny Baker at the Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV)'s annual meeting.

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.

‘Yemini does not represent us’

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.