AGM and Annual Sr Shirley Sedawie Oration Sunday 23 July 2017

2017 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING of the Council of Christians and Jews Vic Inc. and THE ANNUAL SR SHIRLEY SEDAWIE ORATION “Religious Violence and the Pursuit of Heaven” By Rabbi Fred Morgan AM Rabbi Fred Morgan AM was for several years a Lecturer in Religious Studies at the University of Bristol in the UK before entering Leo …

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Luncheon Club – Monday 19th June 2017

The Council of Christians and Jews (Victoria) he Luncheon Club  Presents Direct from Limmud Oz Melbourne CNAAN LIPHSHIZ MY ENEMY’S ENEMY – EUROPE’S JEWS, MUSLIMS AND THE FAR RIGHT For the first time since World War II, European ultra-nationalists are using their anti-Islamist credentials to make substantial inroads into Jewish communities and electorates who spurned …

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MARTIN LUTHER AND THE JEWS On the 500 Hundredth Anniversary of the Reformation

Sunday, 7th May 2017 at 3.00 pm David Schütz and Trevor Schaefer discuss MARTIN LUTHER AND THE JEWS On the 500 Hundredth Anniversary of the Reformation David Schütz is Executive Officer of the Ecumenical and Interfaith Commission of the Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne. He received his theological education at Luther Seminary in North Adelaide (now …

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Religion and Freedom of Speech – discussion with David Marlow and Mark Zirnsak

The Council of Christians and Jews (Victoria) Presents DAVID MARLOW and MARK ZIRNSAK discussing RELIGION AND FREEDOM OF SPEECH DAVID MARLOW has been the Executive Director of the Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) for four years following an executive career in non-profits, retail, call centre management and banking in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and …

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“New Testament People” by Rabbi Raymond Apple AO RFD

The Luncheon Club Presents “NEW TESTAMENT PEOPLE” By Rabbi Raymond Apple AO RFD Canon Dr Colleen O’Reilly is the Vicar of St George’s Anglican Church in Malvern.  She is also a Canon of St Paul’s Cathedral and a member of various church bodies in Melbourne Diocese and nationally.  She was Associate Dean of the then …

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Launch of Gesher 2016

he Council of Christian & Jews (Victoria) Inc. LAUNCH OF GESHER 2016 by The Hon. Linda Dessau AM Governor of Victoria On 1 July 2015, the Honourable Linda Dessau AM was sworn in as Victoria’s 29th Governor, the first female in the role. Governor Dessau was born in Melbourne in 1953, and was educated at …

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The Luncheon Club presents Dr Albrecht Dümling and his book ‘The Vanished Musicians’

Council of Christians and Jews (Victoria) The Luncheon Club Presents Dr Albrecht Dümling “The Vanished Musicians” Dr Albrecht Dümling lives as a musicologist and music critic in Berlin, Germany.  After twenty years as critic for the newspaper “Der Tagesspiegel”, he now contributes to the “Neue Musikzeitung” and several radio programs. In 1988 he created the …

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Dr Ree Boddé and Deborah Weiner discuss Religious Response to Family Violence From a Jewish and a Christian Perspective

Council of Christians and Jews (Victoria) Presents Dr Ree Boddé and Deborah Weiner Discussing Religious Response to Family Violence From a Jewish and a Christian Perspective Jews and Christians all face the threat of violence in the home and against women and children. Our speakers will talk about the different sensibilities their organizations encountered to …

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