February 1st, 2012

SBS Rejects ECAJ The Promise Complaint – ECAJ Stands Firm

‘The Promise’ is racist: ECAJ stands firm, rejects SBS response to complaints. An internal investigation by SBS into complaints of anti-Jewish racism associated with the four-part series The Promise, broadcast in…

December 9th, 2011

Mourning the Passing of Sir Zelman Cowen (z"l)

The Australian Jewish community joins with all Australians in mourning the death yesterday of Sir Zelman Cowen AK, GCMG, GCVO, QC, PC. In a long and distinguished life of public service,…

December 6th, 2011

ECAJ Welcomes Abandonment of BDS by Greens

ECAJ welcomes NSW Greens decision to abandon official support for BDS – calls for ‘more mature and measured attitude’ The decision by the NSW Greens to drop their earlier resolutions calling…

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…

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…