ECAJ and State Roof Bodies Unite in Support of 18C
27 September 2016
Plenary meetings of the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies and the Jewish Community Council of Victoria during the last week have unanimously passed identical resolutions in support of retaining the existing sections of the Racial Discrimination Act which prohibit the public promotion of racial hatred.
The moves come in response to a Bill that was recently reintroduced into the Senate seeking to omit the words “offend” and “insult” from section 18C of the Act.
The Committee of Management of the ECAJ, which met last Thursday night, passed a resolution in virtually the same terms. Read more