Interfaith in Wollongong

February 11, 2014 by J-Wire Staff
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NSW Governor Marie Bashir was best of honour at Harmony Day  at the Nan Tien Temple, Wollongong.

Josie Lacey, Governor Marie Bashir and Jamie Liftschitz

Josie Lacey, Governor Marie Bashir and Jamie Liftschitz

Talented young singer Jamie Lftschitz from Emanuel School  sang the hauntingly beautiful plea ‘Shema Yisroel’.

Topic for the Interfaith Forum was on the Ethics of Religion with eight participants from different Faith groups . Speaking on behalf of the Jewish community was Josie Lacey who explained that the “Old Testament” is the Hebrew Bible after being asked if Jews had a Holy Book.