March 13th, 2012

Joint ECAJ/ZFA Statement on Syria and UNESCO Decision

Please download PDF for full statement. The ECAJ and ZFA deplore the decision made by the Executive Board of UNESCO on 8 March 2012 which, while it condemned “the continued widespread…

March 12th, 2012

The Promise: A Reply to Professor Wootten

In early January 2012, the Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) submitted a written complaint to SBS that the four-part television series The Promise, which it had put to air in…

February 13th, 2012

Supports Safe Schools Victoria Program

The ECAJ reiterates its and the Australian Jewish community’s strong opposition to bullying at school on any grounds including sexual orientation, and welcomes any government program designed to counter-act bullying that…

February 1st, 2012

NSW Community Relations Commission Supports ECAJ Complaint

Support from the NSW Community Relations Commission following ECAJ complaints from SBS’s airing of The Promise. Download the scanned copy of the letter below.

January 11th, 2012

Letter to SBS re:The Promise DVD Sales

I refer to our formal complaint concerning the above series which was emailed to the SBS “formal complaints” email address on 5 January 2012, and to your letter acknowledging receipt dated…

January 5th, 2012

Letter of Complaint to SBS re:The Promise

This letter is a formal complaint under the SBS Codes of Practice (‘the SBS Codes’) concerning the free-to-air broadcast by SBS television of the British-made television series, The Promise. The four…