Position Vacant: Community Organiser

Australian Jewish Democratic Society Position Description – Community Organiser (AJDS – CO) Introduction The Australian Jewish Democratic Society (AJDS) is a member-driven organisation that supports social justice, human rights and non-violent conflict resolution with...

Robin Rothfield on Australia's policy towards refugees

Robin Rothfield was interviewed on 3AW on 27/10/14. “Staying in Indonesia is not living, it may be existing,” he told Tom Elliott. “If you can’t get a job, if you can’t send your children to school, if at any time you may be rounded up by police and beaten… That’s not...

What's Behind the Jewish National Fund?

The AJDS today (03/11/14) launched a campaign website titled ‘What’s behind the Jewish National Fund?’ criticising the Jewish National Fund for its role in taking land from Palestinians and Bedouins in Israel. The Jewish National Fund is a central...

Vale Steve Brook, our comrade

Steve Brook passed away on  Wednesday, 13 August  2014, less than fortnight after his 80th birthday.  Steve was one of the founding members of the Australian Jewish Democratic Society (AJDS) in 1984. He served for many years on its committee and then on its executive...