Say NO to Pinkwashing!

The spin doctors in the Israeli government and organizations like ‘Stand With Us’ are trying to exploit the fact of Israel’s progressive environment for gay, lesbian and transgender people to divert attention from the effects of the Occupation....

David Grossman: Why? Who died?– translated by Sol Salbe

Sol Salbe has done the world a great service by translating David Grossman’s essay about the death of a Palestinian in Israeli police custody. It is all too reminiscent of an Australian indigenous death in custody story. As Sol writes: Last Friday Haaretz did...

The Solution to Bigotry is more Free Speech

Rabbi Shimon Cowen has published an article in a conservative journal highly critical of programs to promote anti-bullying of young gay people, because he believes them to ‘normalize’ homosexuality. His views aside, the issue is an important one for...

EVENT: Re-imagining the Jewish Community: A Forum for Young Jews

Sunday, 4 March 2012 15:00 until 17:00 Multicultural Hub Melbourne -Green Room, 506 Elizabeth Street (opposite the Queen Victoria Market), a short walk from Melbourne Central station What kind of Jewish community do we want? What issues are important to us and what do...