Books: A Palestinian Tale :: Larry Stillman

Books: A Palestinian Tale :: Larry Stillman

Larry Stillman is an academic who trained at Hebrew University and Harvard.  He leads a community development project in Bangladesh with Oxfam.This is an edited version of the original article published in Arena magazine, 2012, Issue #120.Photo (Above): Private...
AJDS rejects Andrew Bolt’s White-Supremacist attack

AJDS rejects Andrew Bolt’s White-Supremacist attack

In yesterday’s Herald Sun, and syndicated to the Daily Telegraph, Andrew Bolt wrote an outrageous smear on migrant, ethnic, and racialised communities around Australia. We at the Australian Jewish Democratic Society couldn’t be angrier at what he said about us, and...
Open Conversations

Open Conversations

Open conversations runs parallel to Limmud Oz, which offers a wonderful array of presentations on all things Jewish. However some voices are excluded, as the Limmud Oz programming policy maintains the position to deny a platform for individuals who support BDS. This...
AJDS responds to JCCV statement to affiliates

AJDS responds to JCCV statement to affiliates

1. On the situation in GazaOver the last week, the JCCV has released a statement on facebook, and then via email to affiliates, regarding the AJDS and our response to the recent events in Gaza. An article has subsequently appeared about this in the AJN on June 7th.As...
AJDS Statement on the massacre of Gazan protesters.

AJDS Statement on the massacre of Gazan protesters.

This past week has been a week of horror in Palestine and Israel.Marking 70 years since the Nakba of Palestinians, the week has seen the continuation of the Great Return March by Palestinians in Gaza, and the indiscriminate killing of some 60 people by Israeli snipers...

The differential impacts of colonialism across race and whiteness

Anastasia Kanjere is a white settler scholar, writer and activist born and raised on stolen land in Narrm.  Hit me up on twitter at @a_kanjere Colonisation hasn’t, and doesn’t, impact people along binary dimensions. In so-called settler colonies, it’s common to...

Thoughts on Decolonization: Clare Land

This text is Clare’s presentation from the Decolonisation Forum: From Australia to Israel-Palestine, organised by AJDS in Melbourne on 4 September 2016.  Also on the panel were Prof Gary Foley from Victoria University, Dr Sary Zananiri from Monash University and Niva...

The Empire Gets Smacked

by Bogaine Spearim (Kooma/Murrawarri/Gamilaraay). Printed with permission by the author.  The original article appears in The Black Rising Magazine; ‘A national Aboriginal publication dedicated to informing our people about decolonization and inspiring them to take...