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Melbourne radio station J-AIR replaces program after homophobic broadcast

Melbourne radio station J-AIR replaces program after homophobic broadcast

Melbourne’s Jewish radio station J-AIR have released the committee’s findings following an investigation of a homophobic broadcast earlier this year. Airing on 30th March 2020, the Tamar Yonah Show featured Rabbi Mendel Kessin, who claimed COVID-19 was a “designer drug” sent by god to eradicate homosexuality. Station President Dr. George Banky issued an official apology soon […]

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Homophobic slurs and Nazi symbols sprayed on Melbourne golf course

Homophobic slurs and Nazi symbols sprayed on Melbourne golf course

Melbourne’s Cranbourne Golf Club have asked police to investigate anti-gay and antisemitic graffiti found on the greens last week. The words “golf fag’s” [sic] and a collection of swastikas were found sprayed in black paint on the fourth green of the golf course on Wednesday 21st May, as highlighted by The Age. Cranbourne Golf Club, formed […]

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Melbourne’s Jewish radio station apologises for homophobic broadcast

Melbourne’s Jewish radio station apologises for homophobic broadcast

Melbourne’s Jewish radio station J-AIR have issued an apology after broadcasting a syndicated show that suggested that the COVID-19 pandemic was a “designer drug” sent from God to eradicate homosexuality before the arrival of the Messiah. The claim was made during the Tamar Yonah Show. The host’s guest was Rabbi Mendel Kessin. Yonah is a radio personality […]

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‘Disobedience’: melancholia and smoldering sexual tension

‘Disobedience’: melancholia and smoldering sexual tension

Disobedience the new film from Sebastian Lelio is based on the best selling novel by Naomi Alderman. The Chilean director’s previous film include Gloria and A Fantastic Woman, this is his first feature in English. Ronit Krushka (Rachel Weisz) is a photographer working in New York, but when he estranged father dies she returns to […]

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Jewish pride flag banned from Chicago pride parade

Jewish pride flag banned from Chicago pride parade

A lesbian pride parade in Chicago has come under fire after officials asked people marching with a Jewish Pride flag to leave the march. A representative of the organising group has told a local newspaper that the women carry a rainbow flag featuring the Star of David were asked to leave because the flags “made people […]

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