November 27th, 2012

Statement on Child Sex Abuse and Reporting

27th November 2012 Statement on Child Sex Abuse and Reporting ECAJ President, Dr Danny Lamm, and Executive Director, Peter Wertheim, met on Friday (November 23) with Yeshivah College Principal, Rabbi Yehoshua…

November 20th, 2012

ECAJ on Hostilities in Israel and Gaza

20 November 2012 CURRENT HOSTILITIES IN ISRAEL AND GAZA The President of the ECAJ, Danny Lamm, expressed the Jewish national peak body’s “whole-hearted support for and solidarity with the People and…

November 14th, 2012

Jewish Community Welcomes Child Abuse Royal Commission

14 November 2012   JEWISH COMMUNITY WELCOMES AND SUPPORTS PRIME MINISTER’S ANNOUNCEMENT OF A ROYAL COMMISSION TO INVESTIGATE INSTITUTIONAL RESPONSES TO ALLEGATIONS OF CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE   The national peak body…

October 15th, 2012

Meeting Between Representatives of Shurat HaDin and World Vision Australia

The Executive Director of the ECAJ, Mr Peter Wertheim AM, convened a meeting on Sunday, 14 October 2012 between Akiva Hamilton of Shurat HaDin, World Vision Australia’s General Counsel, Ms Seak-King…

October 3rd, 2012

Antisemitism in Left-Wing Online Media

The following article has been published in The Jerusalem Post by Julie Nathan. Why does an article defending the right to boycott Max Brenner elicit a call for gassing Jews? And why…

September 7th, 2012

Claims Conference Welcomes New Ombudsman

Shmuel Hollander has begun his position as Ombudsman for the Claims Conference. Mr Holander was selected as Claims Conference Ombudsman following a lengthy international search for candidates for this newly created…