All posts tagged John Searle

Sorry seems to be the hardest word

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.

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Searle is last man standing

CHAIRMAN of the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission John Searle (pictured) was the last man standing after his fellow board members quit en masse following the rejection by Attorney-General Robert Clark of their unanimous nomination for commissioner.

Searle-ong, farewell, auf wiedersehen, goodbye …

AFTER three years as president of the Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV), John Searle said he had mixed emotions about stepping down at tonight’s AGM. The barrister revealed that

Bassat returns as JCCV president

AS THE only nominee for president in the Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) elections, Nina Bassat will replace John Searle when he steps down after three years in the role.

Report raises concerns for Jewish GLBT community

A NUMBER of recommendations for tackling “discrimination, harassment and abuse” faced by members of Melbourne’s Jewish gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) community have been put forward by the Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV).

Searle appointed to top job

VICTORIAN Attorney-General Robert Clark has appointed John Searle to head the state’s premier human rights body.

Max Brenner protesters reappear in court

FOUR of the 19 pro-Palestinian activists arrested at the protest outside Max Brenner in Melbourne on July 1 were arrested again on Tuesday for breach of bail conditions.

Communities commit to work together

VICTORIA’S Jewish and Islamic communities committed to work together on issues of mutual concern such as kosher and halal slaughter, after an executive dinner for leaders of the two groups last week.

Join in the debate on the top 50 influential Jews

FOLLOWING a lengthy process, Australia’s most influential Jews have been narrowed down to 50 in this week’s AJN.

JCCV questions rabbis

RABBINICAL Council of Victoria (RCV) past president Rabbi Meir Shlomo Kluwgant’s attendance at a counterterrorism conference has been criticised by the community’s roof body.