Building Bridges through Interfaith at Scopus

August 29, 2017 by Community newsdesk
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As part of the ‘Building Bridges through Interfaith Dialogue’ program, Melbourne’s Mount Scopus College hosted 114 students from several different faith schools.

Rabbi Kennard shows the Torah to students involved in the Building Bridges Program during a session held at Mount Scopus

Scopus students shared presentations about Hebrew, Jewish beliefs, festivals and more along with a Dvar Torah by Principal, Rabbi James Kennard.

The aim of the program is to give students a better understanding of other people with different religious and cultural backgrounds to their own through interactive workshops and discussion groups.

Other schools participating in the Building Bridges Program include Caulfield Grammar (Wheelers Hill Campus), Donvale Christian College, Avila College, Aquinas College, Minaret College and Luther College.

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