editorial This issue of Just Voices is dedicated to Environmental issues. In 2015 AJDS released our environment policy. It states: “The Australian Jewish Democratic Society places itself amongst progressive voices globally, striving for peace and social justice for all of humanity. Today, the progressive vision has inevitably become entwined with environmentalism. A holistic progressive vision […]
August 10, 2018 | By AJDS
This issue of Just Voices is on the theme of the 70-year anniversary of the birth of the state of Israel. The creation of this ‘state for all Jews’ is something that has been widely celebrated amongst global Jewish communities. But as we are seeing a growing number of us dissenting and questioning Israel’s human rights abuses and policies of occupation today, we look back through history to this year, 1948, and the ways that Israel’s beginnings are woven into its political and social structures.
March 15, 2018 | By AJDS
editorial This issue of Just Voices focuses on decolonisation and solidarity with Aboriginal people. It is hoped to be a resource to challenge our ideas on colonisation, to inspire ways we can be active and effective in the process of decolonisation and to better provide solidarity with Aboriginal people here, and Indigenous people world-wide. It […]
November 22, 2017 | By AJDS
editorial Dear AJDS members and supporters, This issue of the Australian Jewish Democratic Society’s newsletter, Just Voices, is focused on antisemitism. This is a broad topic that encompasses many different and related phenomena, past and present. It deserves our attention now no less than ever, especially since it is largely neglected in the Left, and […]