August 14th, 2020

ECAJ welcomes historic peace agreement between Israel and the UAE

To download this press statement in PDF format, please click here. The Executive Council of Australian Jewry, the national representative body of the Australian Jewish community warmly welcomes the announcement that…

August 11th, 2020

Open letter to Facebook: Adopt the IHRA Definition of Antisemitism

To download this press statement in PDF format, please click here. Facebook, Inc. Board of Directors                                                                                                                                                                     August 7th, 2020 1 Hacker Way Menlo Park, CA 94025 Dear Facebook Board of Directors,…

August 10th, 2020

ECAJ lodges formal complaint concerning Network Ten’s ‘The Project’

To download this press statement in PDF format, please click here. The Executive Council of Australian Jewry, the peak representative body of the Australian Jewish community, has lodged a formal complaint…

August 5th, 2020

Israeli Ambassador Mark Sofer’s Farewell

To download this statement in PDF format, please click here. The Australian Jewish community farewelled Israeli Ambassador Mark Sofer and his wife Sara in an online ceremony last night. The heads…

July 31st, 2020

Meeting with NSW Minister for Education

To download this press statement in PDF format, please click here. Nearly 30 years ago the National Inquiry into Racist Violence in Australia concluded that the harms of racial vilification go…

July 30th, 2020

“Spirit-murder” of Uyghurs is monstrous by any standard

The following article has been published in the Australian Jewish News by ECAJ co-CEO Peter Wertheim. China’s north-western Autonomous Region, known officially as Xinjiang, holds vast natural resources and is strategically…