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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 […]


Statement about the women's boat to Gaza

On October 5th 2016 13 pro-Palestine activists on board the ship Zaytouna-Oliva of the Women’s Boat […]

The Jewish reasons to be vegetarian

By Naor Bar Zeev (Appeared originally in the Australian Jewish News in March 12, 2004). From […]

B'tselem and Peace Now (US) adress the UN: The Settlements

‘Illegal Israeli Settlements are obstacles to peace and the Two-State Solution’, heard members of the UN […]


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Vegan Masterclass Series – Volume 3: Lebanese Kitchen (FoE)
October 30, 2016 4:30 pm

Friends of the Earth Food Co-op’s vegan masterclass is back! This class will be looking at […]

“The Two State Solution”: Workshop with Liam Getreu (Organised by Robin Rothfield)
November 6, 2016 3:00 pm

Liam Getreu, Executive Director of New Israel Fund (NIF) Australia, will address a workshop on the […]

Annual Run for Palestine
November 6, 2016 12:00 am

This November 6 there will be another annual run in Melbourne’s CBD to show support for human […]