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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

AJDS Statement on Avi Yemini and the rise of far-right racism

The Australian Jewish Democratic Society is deeply concerned by the protest being organised by local personality […]

AJDS Statement on the ongoing persecution of Rohingya people

The Australian Jewish Democratic Society stands with Rohingya people and demands an end to crimes against […]

AJDS Statement about the AICE Israeli Film Festival 2017

The AICE (Australia-Israel Cultural Exchange) Israeli Film Festival this year is hosting Brigadier General Gal Hirsch as a […]

Projects

  • Reading Group
  • Laila El-Haddad
  • What’s Behind the JNF?
  • Don’t Buy Settlement Products
  • Oral History Project
  • t-shirts

Events

First Nations and Refugees Solidarity Panel Discussion (Hosted by RISE: Refugees, Survivors and Ex-detainees)
September 16, 2017 2:00 pm

From the event page: As an extension of our ongoing work and last year’s #SovereigntySanctuarylaunch event at […]

Counter Fascism Action: Join the Jew Bloc (Organised by Jews against Fascism)
September 17, 2017 11:30 am

From the event website: Jews against fascism are inviting Jews and non-Jews to come out on […]

Animal Activists Forum 2017 (Hosted by Animal Activists Forum)
October 14, 2017 9:00 am

From the event website: Tickets on sale now! The Animal Activists Forum is Australia’s annual animal […]