Executive Council of Australian Jewry


The ECAJ is the national umbrella organisation whose responsibilities peak at being the major spokebody within Australia on behalf of the country’s Jewish communities. Its members include representations of major bodies from the individual States.

 

ECAJ NEWS

ECAJ welcomes the new Governor-General

July 2, 2019 by  

The Executive Council of Australian Jewry has welcomed General David Hurley who was sworn in as Australia’s Governor-General yesterday. [Read more]

Australian organisations raise concern ahead of Israel’s elections

February 25, 2019 by  

The Executive Council of Australian Jewry, the Zionist Federation of Australia and The Australia/Israel and Jewish Affairs Council have expressed deep concern of two mainstream political parties in Israel bonding with the Otzma Yehudit, a party known for its racist links. [Read more]

Facebook plans external board to decide on questionable spots on its site

February 25, 2019 by  

The Executive Council of Australian Jewry’s co-CEO Peter Wertheim travelled to Singapore to participate in a two-day consultation on the establishment of an independent External Oversight Board proposed to empower to make final decisions about contested content appearing on Facebook. [Read more]

Australian leadership condemns Hamas

December 9, 2018 by  

Australia’s Prime Minister and Foreign Minister have condemned Hamas following the failure of un general assembly resolution on ‘activities of Hamas and other militant groups in Gaza. [Read more]

ECAJ commends the Australian government

December 5, 2018 by  

The Executive Council of Australian Jewry has commended the Australian government for voting against three major resolutions criticising Israel at the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly on 30 November 2018, after having abstained on those same resolutions in previous years. [Read more]

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