Harold Zwier, former member of the AJDS Executive and AJDS delegate to the Jewish Community Council of Victoria, made the statement below at the JCCV Plenum meeting on 4 March 2013. The AJDS Executive stands wholly behind it. It is published here in the public interest.
AJDS is pleased to run this information from Rabbi Yehiel Grenimann of Rabbis for Human Rights: YESTERDAY (Thursday, 20th February) Zakaria and I went to visit the village of Kusra on the way up to meeting some Bedouin in the Northern Jordan valley regarding demolition orders they had received. We expected it to be a […]
Recently, a small modern Orthodox Synagogue in East St Kilda, decided to join the Zionist Council of Victoria. Our Synagogue is a warm and friendly kehilla composed of interesting people. The Synagogue Board thought the decision to join the Zionist council completely uncontroversial.
Rabbi Yehiel Grenimann (ex Melbourne High and Monash Univ–and thus a personal connection with many people–) has lived in Israel for about 40 years new. A conservative rabbi (for those who don’t know, a ‘middle of the road’ denomination), he works for Rabbis for Human Rights in Occupied Territories. To quote their website, “Rabbis for […]
In response to a recent letter (see here) to the Minister from the AJDS, the following response has been received and the text is below and the original attached. Senator the Hon Bob Carr Minister for Foreign Affairs, Canberra [9 Jan 2013] I refer to your letter of December 5, 2012, expressing support for AustraIia’s […]
All members are invited to come to the AJDS Annual General Meeting 2013. See flyer here. The AGM will be held on Sunday, 24th February at 8 Yarraford Avenue, Fairfield. BBQ at 1 pm, AGM at 2.30 pm. Please bring your own meat and wine etc. All members must be financial to participate but may renew […]
This letter was submitted to the Australian Jewish News on January 21, 2013, ahead of a major fundraising drive by the Jewish National Fund. The editor has indicated that he will not publish it. Once again, the Australian Jewish community is being hindered from hearing other voices.