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The Australian Jewish Democratic Society (AJDS) is a progressive voice among Jews and a Jewish voice among progressives. Members of the AJDS organise and participate in fund raising, educational campaigns, film screenings, demonstrations and vigils in order to provide a platform for discussion and debate on issues affecting contemporary Jewish life. Since 1984, AJDS members have spoken out about many issues in order to promote human rights and offer advocacy. Read more.

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    As many from our community come from migrant backgrounds and are all too familiar with histories […]

    As Jews, we can at any time go to, and settle in Israel with support of […]

    The AJDS formally acknowledges that we, as an organisation, have members who live and work on […]

    We are living at a time of unprecedented biophysical crisis. Human civilisation is facing a perfect […]

Updates

Statement about accusations of anti-Semitism in the Greens

The AJDS issued a statement 11/06/16 critical of the decision by Stephanie Hodgins-May, Greens candidate for Melbourne […]

Statement about the Greens withdrawal from candidates forum

The Australian Jewish Democratic Society (AJDS) is disappointed that Greens candidate for Melbourne Ports, Stephanie Hodgins-May, […]

AJDS Statement about Limmud Oz

The Australian Jewish Democratic Society (AJDS) is deeply disappointed that the organising committee of Limmud Oz […]

Projects

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Events

Limmud Oz 2016
June 26, 2016 9:30 am

Our top picks from Limmud Oz 2016 are all happening this Sunday, June 26: At 9:30 Sivan […]

AJDS Executive Committee meeting
July 19, 2016 7:30 pm

The next meeting of the Australian Jewish Democratic Society (AJDS) Executive Committee will take place on […]

AJDS Reading Group & Potluck
August 7, 2016 6:30 pm

“At that time, my tongue twisted around and with the arrival of the month of Tammuz […]