Jeremy Jones represents Australia at highest level interfaith meeting

May 20, 2019 by  
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Jeremy Jones, Director of International and of Community Affairs for the Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council, has participated in the 24th meeting of the International Catholic-Jewish Liaison Committee [ILC] in Rome, Italy, last week.

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Food for the soul

March 20, 2015 by  
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The FoodFaith initiative was launched this week in Sydney with religious leaders breaking bread with academics and sustainability groups to discuss the latest food sustainability issues and strategies. Read more

Seasons of Peace

December 21, 2014 by  
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Over 100 people came together as religious leaders celebrated Chanukah and Christmas at the Sydney Jewish Museum. Read more

Faith in the future

November 27, 2014 by  
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NSW Minister for Citizenship and Communities Victor Dominello has hosted a meeting of the State’s key religious leaders at NSW Parliament. Read more

Protector of the faith

October 1, 2014 by  
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Nina Bassat, President of the Jewish Community Council of Victoria, has presented police Sergeant Timothy Lambourne with a certificate in appreciation of his work supporting multiculturalism and his services to the Jewish community in Victoria. Read more

Learning about Jews and Judaism

March 24, 2014 by  
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The Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) in conjunction with the Healthcare Chaplaincy Council of Victoria Inc (HCCVI) has coordinated an information day for seventeen hospital pastoral care coordinators to enhance their knowledge of Judaism and the Jewish community. Read more

Faiths get together

February 11, 2014 by  
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The Rabbinical Council of Victoria has reconvened its Community Reference Group (CRG) made up of faith leaders from the broader Victorian Community. Read more

Interfaith in Wollongong

February 11, 2014 by  
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NSW Governor Marie Bashir was best of honour at Harmony Day  at the Nan Tien Temple, Wollongong. Read more

Double “Chai” for ground-breaking Dialogue group

November 14, 2013 by  
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The Australian National Dialogue of Christians, Muslims & Jews has held its 36th meeting, at The Emanuel Synagogue, Woollahra, Sydney. Read more

Catholic/Jewish dinner

July 4, 2013 by  
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The Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) and the Ecumenical Interfaith Commission (EIC) have hosted the annual Jewish Catholic Friendship Dinner. Read more

Australian Muslims and Jews attend Washington conference

June 25, 2013 by  
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Six Australians – three Jews and three Muslims – have participated in a mission to Washington designed to overcome prejudice and develop mutual projects for the common good. Read more

Jewish Muslim Comedy Debate

June 3, 2013 by  
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The Jewish Muslim Comedy Debate held last night at the Melbourne Town Hall produced a hilarious evening’s entertainment. Read more

Holy Switch!

May 19, 2013 by  
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Two young women, one a traditional Muslim, the other from an observant reform Jewish background,  have “traded places” for the ABC documentary series “Holy Switch”, and share glowing reports of the experience. Read more

Working with Muslims a laughing matter? Maybe….

May 8, 2013 by  
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An Australian Jewish community will hold a comedy debate with its Muslim counterpart. Read more

Christian-Jewish Relationship lecture

July 15, 2010 by  
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A public lecture by Father (Dr) John Pawlikowski was held at Australian Catholic University’s (ACU) North Sydney Campus last week, on The Christian-Jewish Relationship: Current Theological and Political Challenges. Read more

Cross culture – Jews and Catholics meet in Melbourne

June 10, 2010 by  
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The Jewish Community Council of Victoria and the Catholic Diocese of Melbourne have held their fourth annual dinner hosted by the Catholic Diocese at the Cardinal Knox Centre in East Melbourne.   Read more

The Executive Council of Australian Jewry meets the Bishops

May 9, 2010 by  
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Representatives from the Executive Council of Australian Jewry and the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference met in North Sydney  for their “Annual Conversation”. Read more