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Launch of Gesher 2019 on 1 December Read More

Launch of Gesher 2019 on 1 December

October 11th, 2019

The Council of Christians and Jews (Vic) Inc Recipient of The Victorian Multicultural Commission Award for Excellence 2017 Invites you to The Launch of 2019 ‘Women and Religion’ Speaker Sister Patricia Fox NDS Sister Pat Fox joined the Sisters of Sion congregation in 1969. After some years in the church, she studied law and worked …

Religious Freedom and Interreligious Encounter Read More

Religious Freedom and Interreligious Encounter

October 7th, 2019

Religious Freedom and Interreligious Encounter Based on a talk delivered to the Council of Christians and Jews (Victoria) 22 September 2019 By Rabbi Fred Morgan AM In Australia in the year 2019, Jews are probably freer than we have been any time in our entire diasporic existence of 2000 years. Though there are occasional acts …

Press Release – Antisemitic Incidences Read More

Press Release – Antisemitic Incidences

October 4th, 2019

PRESS RELEASE FROM COUNCIL OF CHRISTIANS AND JEWS (VIC) INC 4 OCTOBER 2019 It is extremely alarming and unacceptable that after two antisemitic occurrences in Melbourne earlier this year involving a road-rage incident with a rabbi and a group of young Jewish school students, we are dismayed that another antisemitic incident has again occurred in …

Sunday 22 September – Religious Freedom Discussion Read More

Sunday 22 September – Religious Freedom Discussion

September 4th, 2019

The Council of Christians and Jews (Vic) Inc Recipient of The Victorian Multicultural Commission Award for Excellence 2017 Presents A Jewish- Baptist Dialogue FREEDOM OF RELIGION: ‘The importance of interfaith respect in fostering religion for human flourishing.’ At a time when the notion of ‘freedom of religion’ seems to be mired in controversy, it is …

PRESS RELEASE 19 August 2019 Read More

PRESS RELEASE 19 August 2019

August 19th, 2019

The Council of Christians and Jews (CCJ) Vic held its Annual General Meeting on Sunday 18 August.  The AGM was chaired by the Archbishop of Melbourne, Peter A. Comensoli, who spoke passionately about interfaith dialogue and the important work of the Council. Thilo Troschke remains Chair of CCJ Vic, but the new Vice Chair is …

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