Wednesday 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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Luncheon Club, Tuesday 23rd October, with Asher Ostrin

The Council of Christians and Jews (Vic) Inc Receiver of the Victorian Multicultural Commission Award for Excellence 2017 The Luncheon Club Presents In partnership with JDC, The Joint Australia ASHER OSTRIN WORLD EXPERT ON POST-SOVIET JEWISH LIFE In a career spanning more than 32 years, Asher has overseen the care and wellbeing of millions of …

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Sunday 5 August, Annual Sr Shirly Sedawie Oration by Rev. Dr Michael Trainor AM

The Council of Christians and Jews (Vic) Inc. Receiver of the Victorian Multicultural Commission Award for Excellence 2017 Presents THE ANNUAL SR SHIRLEY SEDAWIE ORATION THE CONTRIBUTION OF JEWISH-CHRISTIAN DIALOGUE IN A WORLD OF FUNDAMENTALISM AND POLITICAL EXTREMISM By Rev’d Dr Michael Trainor AM Rev’d Dr Michael Trainor is senior lecturer in biblical studies with …

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Sunday 15th July, Nita Tiffaha Jawary presents THE FARHUD

The Council of Christians and Jews (Vic) Inc Receiver of the Victorian Multicultural Commission Award for Excellence 2017 Presents NITA TIFFAHA JAWARY ‘THE FARHUD’ The life of the Jews of Baghdad, how three cultures lived together in relative harmony until the rise of Nazism and the massacre of June 1st 1941 known as The Farhud. …

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Sunday 27 May Appreciating the Relationship between Islam and Judeo-Christianity

The Council of Christians and Jews (Vic) Inc. Receiver of Victorian Multicultural Commission Award for Excellence 2017 Presents ‘Appreciating the Relationship between Islam and Judeo-Christianity’ By REEM SWEID Reem is the founder and president of Muslim Collective, formerly known as Muslims for Progressive Values, a national grassroots progressive Muslim organization.  She is a PhD student …

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Sunday 22 April 2018 – Pilgrimage: A conversation about Sacred Places and Sacred Journeys

The Council of Christians and Jews (Vic) Inc. Receiver of Victorian Multicultural Commission Award for Excellence 2017 Presents Pilgrimage: A conversation about Sacred Places and Sacred Journeys (Jerusalem, Mecca & Santiago de Compostela) Chaired by Mark Walsh   Sam Tatarka  is the Immediate Past President of Zionism Victoria which is the roof body of 54 communal …

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Sunday 25 March 2018 ‘A Touch of Genius’

The Council of Christians and Jews (Vic) Inc. Receiver of Victorian Multicultural Commission Award for Excellence 2017 Presents “A Touch of Genius” Portraits and Literary Masterpieces By Dvir Abramovich Join author Dvir Abramovich for a talk packed with entertaining stories and anecdotes in which he pays tribute to some of his literary heroes.  With narrative …

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18 February 2018 “A Discussion on Ethics”

“A Discussion on Ethics” Overcoming Betrayal: How I learned to trust myself again ~ Dr Leslie Cannold ~ and Practical applications of ethical theory: turning concepts into useful tools ~ Gordon Young ~ Sunday 18 February 2018, 3pm – 5pm Temple Beth Israel, 76 Alma Road, St Kilda $10 entry, includes Kosher afternoon tea Please …

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Dates for 2018

Save these dates which are  CCJ Vic events in 2018. FEBRUARY 18, 2018: ‘A Discussion on Ethics’ speakers Dr Leslie Cannold and Gordon Young, at Temple Beth Israel. APRIL 15, 2018: Panel discussion on ‘Pilgrimage’. MAY 27, 2018:  Talk on Progressive Islam AUGUST, 5 2018 – Annual General Meeting, with guest speaker Dr Philip Cunningham, previous President …

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