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 humanity. Recent weeks have seen the wholesale slaughter of Rohingya men, women and children in the streets, villages, and backblocks of the Rhakine state, Myanmar. There have been innumerable reports of rapes, with entire villages burned to the ground. […]

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 special guest, where he will be introducing a documentary about his life as well as appearing at community events and visiting Jewish schools. AJDS is deeply concerned by this decision to foreground Hirsch, his story and his actions in […]

Robin Rothfield on the Occupation and the Nakba

Members and supporters are invited to submit their own personal views. Write to editor@ajds.org.au with your own views, comments or questions. By Robin Rothfield. The Jewish Left has been strident in its appeal for an end to the occupation following the recent 50th anniversary of the Six Day War. But there has been division among […]