October 27th, 2021

ECAJ co-CEO Alex Ryvchin speaks in support of the IHRA definition

ECAJ co-CEO Alex Ryvchin sets out the case for the adoption of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) working definition of antisemitism and challenges its critics. Watch Alex’s speech below or…

October 18th, 2021

ECAJ President thanks CSG volunteers and professionals

ECAJ President Jillian Segal AO has recognised with deep appreciation the contributions made by many organisations and people over the last 18 months to help manage the impact of the COVID-19…

October 14th, 2021

SBS Radio programing review

The ECAJ has made a written submission in response to the Draft Language Selection Criteria recently published by SBS.  The submission makes the case for the continuation of Jewish community and…

October 14th, 2021

Australia pledges to embrace the IHRA Working Definition of Antisemitism

To download this statement in PDF format, please click here. The Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ), the peak representative body of the Australian Jewish community, has warmly welcomed the announcement…

September 14th, 2021

Revenge for 9/11, like the Holocaust, would be in thriving

The following article has been published in The Australian by ECAJ co-CEO Alex Ryvchin. A few weeks before the surrender of Nazi Germany in May 1945, a group of survivors of…

September 3rd, 2021

A Rosh Hashanah message for the Australian Jewish Community

  “Dear Friends I want to begin by conveying my best wishes to you all as we approach Rosh Hashanah and our Yamim Noraim. There is no sense in pretending that…