The Gatekeepers Documentary – A Special Event

The Gatekeepers Documentary – A Special Event

  The Australian Jewish Democratic Society (AJDS) is pleased to announce an upcoming film event in conjunction with the Jewish International Film Festival – A screening and panel discussion around the Israeli director Dror Moreh’s Academy-Award nominated...
No plan B for the Middle East – Foreign Minister Bob Carr

No plan B for the Middle East – Foreign Minister Bob Carr

Opinion piece by Australia’s Foreign Minister Bob Carr that appears in The Australian newspaper (July 3, 2013). THERE is a scene in The West Wing where the US president’s advisers caution him about launching another bid for Middle East peace. Toby Ziegler...
The 4th Renate Kamener Oration with James Button

The 4th Renate Kamener Oration with James Button

TOPIC: Do Traditional Political Parties Have a Future? With James Button, Former Age Journalist & Author of: “Speechless: A Year in My Father’s Business” $15 admission, students $10 All proceeds will go towards supporting the: Renate Kamener Scholarship for...
BDS: Yes, No, Maybe, but what is it? – Larry Stillman

BDS: Yes, No, Maybe, but what is it? – Larry Stillman

By AJDS Executive Committee Member Larry Stillman For reasons of space this is a summary of a much longer analysis which is appended here. The Jewish Community Council’s condemnation of the AJDS for alleged sins and crimes brings forth the big question—so just what is...