November 7th, 2011

President Rebukes Rhiannon over Gaza Comments

Greens NSW Senator Lee Rhiannon today issued a statement calling on the Israeli government “to immediately release Michael Coleman”, an Australian member of the Freedom Waves to Gaza Flotilla, who has…

October 12th, 2011

ECAJ Welcomes Announcement of Gilad Shalit's Release

The President of the ECAJ Dr Danny Lamm, welcomed the announcement on Tuesday by the Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, that an agreement has been concluded under which Gilad Shalit…

October 12th, 2011

ECAJ Welcomes Government Support of Sechita

Dear Minister Both personally and on behalf of the Australian Jewish community I write to thank you and your State Ministerial colleagues for your wise decision at the Primary Industries Ministerial…

September 26th, 2011

ECAJ Support for Constitutional Recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples

The Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ), the elected representative organisation of the Australian Jewish community, presents the following submission for consideration by the Panel concerning the proposal to recognise Aboriginal…

September 14th, 2011

ECAJ Urges Restraint in Rhetoric

The Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) today issued the following statement concerning the debate about the campaign for Boycotts Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) against Israel and the targeting of the…

February 21st, 2006

Irving Rightly Convicted

Grahame Leonard, President of the Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ), the elected representative organisation of the Australian Jewish community, has said: “Some years ago, right-wing British historian David Irving sued…