Limmud Oz–an opinion from Harold Zwier

The Australian Jewish Democratic Society recently criticized the decision by the Limmud Oz committee to decline a proposed session at the Limmud Oz 2012 Festival of Jewish Learning and Culture. The session was entitled “Beyond Tribal Loyalties” and...

LimmudX: Video of public forum 10 June 2012

Watch the video of the public forum with some of the contributors to the recently published book: Beyond Tribal Loyalties: Personal Stories of Jewish Peace Activists : Sivan Barak, Peter Slezak, Vivienne Porzsolt, Nicole Erlich, and Avigail Abarbanel (editor). This...

Forum LimmudX: Too hot to handle?

A public forum with some of the contributors to the recently published book:  Beyond Tribal Loyalties: Personal Stories of Jewish Peace Activists : Sivan Barak, Peter Slezak, Vivienne Porzsolt, David Langsam, Nicole Erlich, and Avigail Abarbanel (editor). This forum...
The Third Renate Kamener Oration : Glyn Davis

The Third Renate Kamener Oration : Glyn Davis

Glyn Davis Vice Chancellor of the University of Melbourne “Do Universities have a Future?” When everything is digital who needs a campus? Sunday 5th August 7.15 pm for 7.30 pm Leo Baeck Centre, 31-37 Harp Rd, East Kew. $ 15 admission.        ...

Old AJDS Newsletters

The AJDS contains a wealth of local and international opinion from sources that you might otherwise never see. If you want to be informed, read it! Sivan Barak is now editing the Newsletter, after many years of wonderful work by Sol Salbe. To support its...

Stop censorship at Limmud Oz 2012

The following is self explanatory, and it follows a similar event at Limmud Oz last year. Some people never seem to realize that free speech is healthy and not dangerous. This is not an AJDS issue, but one that affects those interested in free and rigorous debate not...