August 26th, 2021

Afghan crisis

Many of us have been deeply concerned by news reports of the events unfolding in Afghanistan and what it means for the welfare of millions of individuals, especially women and girls,…

August 24th, 2021

Nazis, Covid protests and antisemitism

The following article has been published in The Times of Israel – The Blogs and J-Wire by ECAJ Research Director Julie Nathan. Racism in the 21st century has focussed on opposing…

August 24th, 2021

Review of the relisting of Hamas’ Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades as a terrorist organisation under the Criminal Co

The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security (PJCIS) is currently reviewing the recent decision of the Minister for Home Affairs to relist of Hamas’ Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades as a…

August 17th, 2021

Taliban take-over of Afghanistan

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, deplores the forcible take-over of…

August 17th, 2021

Obey the rules. No exceptions.

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, welcomes and fully endorses today’s…

August 5th, 2021

Case for Australia to adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) Working Definition of Antisemitism

The ECAJ has prepared a paper making the case for Australia formally to adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) Working Definition of Antisemitism.  The paper is a draft and we…