Launch of Gesher 1 December 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 …

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Sunday 22 September – Religious Freedom Discussion

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 …

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Tackling Hate Speech Program

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 …

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AGM Sunday 18 August 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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Thursday 6 June 2019, The Luncheon Club featuring Fr John Dupuche

The Council of Christians and Jews (Vic) Inc Receiver of the Victorian Multicultural Commission Award for Excellence 2017 The Luncheon Club Presents Father JOHN DUPUCHE A PRESENTATION ON THE NEW GUIDELINES FOR INTERFAITH EDUCATION IN SCHOOLS OF THE CATHOLIC ARCHDIOCESE OF MELBOURNE Associate Professor Rev. Dr John Dupuche is a member of the Ecumenical and …

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Luncheon Club – Friday 8 March 2019 – Medicine and Humanitarian Missions

The Council of Christians and Jews (Vic) Inc – Receiver of the Victorian Multicultural Commission Award for Excellence 2017 The Luncheon Club Presents Prof ELDAD J. DANN MEDICINE AND HUMANITARIAN MISSIONS ARE A BRIDGE BETWEEN COMMUNITIES Prof. Dann is Director of the Blood Bank and Apheresis Unit at the Rambam Health Care Campus and Clinical …

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Sunday 10 February 2019 – A WOMAN?

The Council of Christians and Jews (Vic) Inc Recipient of The Victorian Multicultural Commission Award for Excellence 2017 Presents A WOMAN? Reintegrating the Feminine Presence in Our Ancient Texts And Modern Practice Discussed by Rabbi Alison Conyer is Senior Rabbi at Etz Hayim Progressive Synagogue in Bentleigh, with experience in Jewish education, community outreach, counselling, …

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Sunday 25 November – Greg Sheridan presents his book “God is Good for You”

The Council of Christians and Jews (Vic) Inc Recipient of The Victorian Multicultural Commission Award for Excellence 2017 Presents GREG SHERIDAN AO FOREIGN EDITOR OF THE AUSTRALIAN Discussing his new book ‘GOD IS GOOD FOR YOU’ Greg Sheridan is the foreign editor of The Australian and one of the nation’s most influential national security commentators, …

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31st October 2018 Launch of Gesher

The Council of Christians and Jews (Vic) Inc Recipient of the Victorian Multicultural Commission Award for Excellence 2017 LAUNCH OF GESHER 2018 POLITICS & RELIGION BY  Dr Nick Dyrenfurth Dr Nick Dyrenfurth is Executive Director of the John Curtin Research Centre.  He has worked as an academic and written or edited seven books, including A …

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