Rabbis meet the Premier

September 8, 2013 by Rachel Mihalovich
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Senior members of the Rabbinical Council of Victoria (RCV) Executive, have met  with the Premier of Victoria,  Dr Dennis Napthine.

 

Teller, David SOuthwick, Rabbi Glasman, Premier Denis Napthine, Rabbi Kluwgant, Rabbi Heilbrunn and Rabbi Jacks

Isaac Teller, David Southwick, Rabbi Glasman, Premier Denis Napthine, Rabbi Kluwgant, Rabbi Heilbrunn and Rabbi Jacks
Photos: Paul Topol

 

 

The meeting was an opportunity to discuss areas of mutual concern and to thank the Premier for the ongoing support of his office and of the Office of Multicultural Affairs and Citizenship (OMAC).

RCV President, Rabbi Kluwgant, outlined the RCV’s current projects and immediate plans, and the Premier responded by expressing his appreciation of the RCV for its religious leadership in the community, most especially around the issues of domestic violence and child abuse.

Both the Premier and Rabbi Kluwgant acknowledged the contribution that Mr David Southwick MP has made to his community, to his government and to the State of Victoria.

The meeting concluded with the commitment to an ongoing mutually beneficial relationship between the Premier and the RCV.

Rabbi Kluwgant was delighted with the outcome of the meeting. “The RCV has enjoyed a very close and collegial relationship with the premier’s office for some years now and we are pleased and encouraged to see this relationship continuing to flourish with the new Premier”.

David Southwick MP and Mr Isaac Teller, President of the COSV also attended the meeting…

Premier Napthine and Rabbi Kluwgant

Premier Napthine and Rabbi Kluwgant

 

David Southwick, Rabbi Meir Shlomo Kluwgant and Premier Napthine

David Southwick, Rabbi Meir Shlomo Kluwgant and Premier Napthine

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