Jews For Refugees

By Bonnie Gelman and Sylvie Leber Jews for Refugees is a Jewish campaign group actively involved in trying to do something for refugees and asylum seekers. Jews For Refugees aims to challenge mandatory detention and…

Jews For Refugees

By Bonnie Gelman and Sylvie Leber Jews for Refugees is a Jewish campaign group actively involved in trying to do something for refugees and asylum seekers. Jews For Refugees aims to challenge mandatory detention and…

Removing the Guernsey

By Veronica Sherman Not long ago I was asked to go into my daughter’s school to talk about Jewish Festivals. In order to give some context, I asked the class 3 children if they could…

Removing the Guernsey

By Veronica Sherman Not long ago I was asked to go into my daughter’s school to talk about Jewish Festivals. In order to give some context, I asked the class 3 children if they could…

Befriend a Child in Detention

“It must end,” said Dr June Factor about the detention of children. Their plight was the motive behind a program started in order to connect with children and families in detention, give them hope, inform…

This refugee life

By Carly Copolov When I met Khadim Dai in Jakarta, Indonesia, in November 2015, we instantly clicked.  It was like we were long lost friends, or family. Khadim was only 19 years old and one…

#letthemstay

The AJDS endorses the #letthemstay rallies in Melbourne and continues to object fiercely to the detention of asylum seekers. Thousands have already marched to show support for asylum seekers. You can read more about that…

#letthemstay

The AJDS endorses the #letthemstay rallies in Melbourne and continues to object fiercely to the detention of asylum seekers. Thousands have already marched to show support for asylum seekers. You can read more about that…

'We were once strangers'

By Robin Rothfield HOW should we Jews react to the worldwide refugee crisis? In light of the attacks in Paris, there are those who argue we should close our borders. The attacks resulted in around…