All posts tagged Rabbi Kim Ettlinger

Jewish chuppas booked for same sex weddings

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.

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.

Rabbis oppose assisted suicide legislation

Australian rabbis appear to be united against assisted suicide, as the Victorian government considers legalising it for terminally ill people.

Perth hosts UPJ conference

Delegates from Australia, New Zealand and the Asia-Pacific converged on Perth for last week's Union for Progressive Judaism biennial conference.