Small communities are stronger when they work together

June 25, 2018 by  
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The Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) hosted the Inaugural JCCV Small Communities Dinner with over ninety community leaders and clergy from seven small, diverse Victorian communities. Read more

Annual Jewish and Catholic Friendship Dinner explores youth issues

June 19, 2018 by  
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The Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) and the Ecumenical and Interfaith Commission (EIC) of the Archdiocese of the Catholic Church have co-hosted the fourteenth Jewish and Catholic Friendship Dinner at the Catholic Leadership Centre.  Read more

AJA takes issue with CAM’s statement

January 17, 2018 by  
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The Australian Jewish Association believes that The Coalition to Advance Multiculturalism statement supporting Victoria’s African community is ill-considered and counterproductive. Read more

From Out of Left Field: The JCCV shifts to the Left

October 20, 2017 by  
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Anyone familiar with the stances adopted by the Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) in recent time will surely have noticed that it has shifted sharply to the left, especially over, but not limited to, the referendum on same sex marriage…writes Professor Bill Rubenstein. Read more

JCCV votes on Same Sex Civil Marriage

October 3, 2017 by  
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The members of the Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) voted overwhelmingly in support of same sex civil marriage at their Plenum last night.  Read more

Postgraduates slam anti-Semitism and Holocaust denial in universities

May 5, 2017 by  
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The Council of Australian Postgraduate Associations (CAPA) has condemned the increasing prevalence of Holocaust denial, anti-Semitic posters that are appearing on campuses nationwide. Read more

Jewish Muslim comedy debate

March 22, 2017 by  
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During Cultural Diversity Week, the Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) and the Islamic Council of Victoria (ICV) teamed up together to host the 2017 Jewish – Muslim Comedy Debate with the topic ‘North of the Yarra is Better than South of the Yarra.’  Read more

Security plan escalated in Melbourne

June 17, 2015 by  
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Melbourne’s Community Security Group has issued a joint statement with The Jewish Community Council of Victoria announcing that it has enacted its escalation plan following intelligence indicating that the community may be at rick of an attack. Read more

A defribrillator for JCCV

June 14, 2015 by  
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An automated external defibrillator (AED) unit has been presented to the Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) as part of Hatzolah’s ‘Start the Heart’ project initiated and funded by Gandel Philanthropy. Read more

Andrew Blode appreciated

May 18, 2015 by  
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The Jewish Community Council of Victoria President Jennifer Huppert has presented Andrew Blode with a Certificate of Appreciation from the JCCV for his support, passion and leadership as Chair of the JCCV Child Protection Reference Group. Read more

JCCV disclaims Reclaim Australia

April 7, 2015 by  
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The Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) condemns the Reclaim Australia rallies advocating and inciting religious intolerance which took place over the weekend. Read more

JCCV supports victims of child sexual abuse

February 5, 2015 by  
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As the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse hears testimony from members of the Jewish community, the Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) reiterates its support for victims of child sexual abuse and their families, and welcomes the opportunity provided by the Royal Commission for them to tell their stories. Read more

Victoria: a change at the top

November 26, 2014 by  
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Jennifer Huppert is the new president of The Jewish Community Council of Victoria taking over from Nina Bassat. 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

Billboard draws community attention

August 22, 2014 by  
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The B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation Commission  and The Jewish Community Council of Victoria have denounced a billboard in Melbourne equating Israel with the former apartheid regime in South Africa. 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

Getting to know you

March 14, 2014 by  
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The Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) and David Southwick, State Victorian Member for Caulfield have hosted a Jewish Familiarisation Day. Read more

Protecting children from sexual abuse

February 26, 2014 by  
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Over 60 people representing 20 Jewish community organisations attended the Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) Child Protection training program. Read more

Aleph appreciative of JCCV stand

February 16, 2014 by  
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Aleph Melbourne has welcomed the recent statement from David Marlow, Executive Director of the Jewish Community Council of Victoria, where he unreservedly stands up to intolerance of homosexuality. Read more

Chanukah enhances Chinese-Jewish relations

December 12, 2013 by  
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Over fifty community, business and political leaders from the Victorian Jewish and Chinese dined together over Chanukah to help build closer ties between the communities.  Read more

Victorian multicultural communities say Racism is Not Free Speech

December 6, 2013 by  
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Twenty-four Victorian organisation, four of which are Jewish or have Jewish connections,   criticised the government for considering changes to the Racial Discrimination Act. Read more

JCCV appreciates opportunity to provide input into sexual abuse inquiry

November 14, 2013 by  
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Nina Bassat, President of the Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV), has welcomed the tabling of the Report of the Inquiry into the Handling of Child Abuse by Religious and other Non-Government Organisations. Read more

Victoria Community Awards

November 13, 2013 by  
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More than 250 people from across the Jewish community, and representing a wide range of affiliates of the Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) gathered on Remembrance Day 2013 for the JCCV Community Recognition Awards. Read more

Drama as a tool to curb under-age drinking

October 24, 2013 by  
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The Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) Youth Alcohol Project (YAP) incorporates drama workshops in its program to engage students in a creative conversation on the risks involved with underage drinking. Read more

Planning the protection of children

August 29, 2013 by  
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The Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) organised a forum on policies and procedures for community organisations to protect children from sexual abuse hosted by Jewish Care. Read more

Bialik hosts Youth Alcohol Project

August 23, 2013 by  
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“I learnt a lot tonight about what alcohol can do to me, my body, especially my brain this is not the way I want to have fun with my friends.” Read more

Islamic Museum of Australia for Melbourne

August 13, 2013 by  
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Foreign Minister Bob Carr has announced a re-elected Rudd Labor Government would contribute $3 million to enable completion of the Islamic Museum of Australia in Thornbury in Melbourne’s north…a project with which the Jewish Museum of Australia has been involved. Read more

El Alamein victory stopped the Nazis from M-E invasion

August 12, 2013 by  
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Melbourne’s Jewish community leaders have heard how the Allied victory  Battle of El Alamein played a major role in preventing the Nazis from invading the Middle East. Read more

Danby and school security funding

August 8, 2013 by  
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Michael Danby MP, Member for Melbourne Ports and Parliamentary Secretary for the Arts spoke about Funding for Schools and Security at the August Plenum of the Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV).  Read more

Collectively protecting children

July 25, 2013 by  
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The Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV), in conjunction with the Australian Zionist Youth Council, Chabad Youth and Jewish Care, have joined forces to provide a free information session for community organisations to prevent and respond effectively to allegations of child abuse. Read more

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