Executive Council of Australian Jewry says the Victorian council did not give proper thought to the way Australia’s constitution and legal system work

Australia’s peak Jewish body and many synagogues have rejected a statement by the Rabbinical Council of Victoria urging people to vote no in the same-sex marriage postal survey.

In statement released on 4 September, the Rabbinical Council urged a no vote on the basis the Torah “clearly upholds traditional heterosexual marriage as the ideal family unit”.

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