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WITH Pesach almost over, the community now turns to preparing for the highs and lows of the three “Yoms”.
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.
THE New Zealand mosque massacres prompted the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies (JBOD) to launch a crowd-funding campaign in support of the Muslim community in Christchurch.
OLD wounds were scratched at the Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) plenum on Monday when it failed to formally apologise for denying affiliation to gay advocacy and support group Aleph Melbourne 20 years ago.
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.
A Jewish-Muslim initiative that provides training on how to safely respond to a hate attack was launched at Melbourne's Immigration Museum on December 10.
ON his first visit to the Jewish Holocaust Centre (JHC) on Monday, Israel's ambassador Mark Sofer was given a comprehensive briefing on the centre's future expansion plans and was shown through the museum.
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".
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.
VCOSS feared Tamika Mallory's comments would detract from their message, writes Peter Kohn.