ADDRESS OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS TO MEMBERS OF THE AMERICAN JEWISH COMMITTEE

Dear Members and Friends below is an important statement from Pope France to Members of the American Jewish Committee http://m.vatican.va/content/francescomobile/en/speeches/2019/march/documents/papa-francesco_20190308_american-jewish-committee.html#&ui-state=dialog ADDRESS OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS TO MEMBERS OF THE AMERICAN JEWISH COMMITTEE Consistory Hall Friday, 8 March 2019 Dear friends, I offer you a warm welcome to the Vatican. Your organization has had close …

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The Demands of Our Time – Statement from the International Council of Christians and Jews

Dear Members and Friends Below is an important statement from the International Council of Christians and Jews.  Follow this link to the ICCJ website:  http://www.iccj.org/Media.6348.0.html THE DEMANDS OF OUR TIME: A STATEMENT ON ANTISEMITISM Antisemitism is on the rise in Europe, the Americas and elsewhere. In many places, Jews have expressed fear and insecurity. Frequent …

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CCJ Vic Press Release – Anti-Semitic Incidents in Melbourne

PRESS RELEASE FROM COUNCIL OF CHRISTIANS AND JEWS (VIC) INC – 6 FEBRUARY 2019 It is extremely alarming and unacceptable that there have been two recent anti-Semitic occurrences in Melbourne involving a road-rage incident with a rabbi and a group of young Jewish school students. The Council of Christians and Jews of Victoria strongly condemns …

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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, …

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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, who …

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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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