(National Justice Project)

Allies Against Discrimination: First Nations and Australian Jewish Communities

Historically, the Jewish community has had a checkered relationship with First Nations Australians.

Some were involved in the drawing up of our Constitution and supportive of the White Australia policy, while others played key roles in the civil rights movement.

But can and should the Jewish community take a more active role in the pursuit of justice for First Nations communities, today?

* This recording was taken from the 2022 Earle Hoffman Memorial Lecture, hosted by the Australian Jewish Historical Society.

Listen to the episode of On Speaking Out with Larissa Behrendt.