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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 …

Chairman’s Report to the Annual General Meeting on 18 August 2019 Read More

Chairman’s Report to the Annual General Meeting on 18 August 2019

August 19th, 2019

Dear friends First of all, let me acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land we are meeting on today, the Original Custodians, and I pay my respects to their elders, past, present and emerging. A special welcome to Anette Adelmann, the General Secretary of the International Council of Christians and Jews, who will give the …

Tackling Hate Speech Program Read More

Tackling Hate Speech Program

July 26th, 2019

Dear Members and Friends Recently, violent extremism has targeted synagogues in the United States, mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, and churches in Sri Lanka.  It’s fed by the growing divisions in society created by hate speech, much of it online.  Today I am writing to you to seek your support for a new initiative to …

AGM  Sunday 18 August 2019 Read More

AGM Sunday 18 August 2019

July 26th, 2019

The Executive Committee of the Council of Christians and Jews (Victoria) Inc. announces and gives notice of the Thirty-Fifth Annual General Meeting Sunday 18 August 2019 at 3:00pm Temple Beth Israel 76-82 Alma Road, St Kilda 3182 Moderated and Chaired by the Catholic Archbishop of Melbourne, Peter A. Comensoli Featuring The Annual Sister Shirley Sedawie …

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