29 October 2016 Voluntary Assisted Dying Panel Discussion

The Council of Christians and Jews (Victoria) PRESENTS A PANEL DISCUSSION ON VOLUNTARY ASSISTED DYING David Brooker is currently Senior Minister at Southern Community Church of Christ in Cheltenham, an active and diverse community of faith that has a long and strong heritage of engagement with the local community, a reflection of David’s passion for …

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Gesher 2017 – donate now

This year Gesher will have as its theme Religion and the Arts. It will include contributions on: poetry; music; stolen art; architecture; tapestry and photography just to name some. Being on the arts, and in order to do full justice to the presentation of the articles and accompanying pictures, our 2017 Gesher will be a …

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On the Banks of the Tigris – Sunday 13 August 2017

The Council of Christians and Jews (Victoria)  Presents the film “On the Banks of the Tigris” Followed by a Q&A with the Writers and Producers “On the Banks of the Tigris” is a film about the search for Jewish, Christian and Muslim musicians who used to play together in Iraq at the time of the …

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Rabbi Fred Morgan – Sr Shirley Sedawie Oration 23 August 2017

Click here for the pdf version:  http://ccjvic.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/2017-CCJ-Sr-Sedawie-Oration-by-Rabbi-Fred-Morgan-AM.pdf The Council of Christians and Jews (Vic) Sr. Shirley Sedawie Oration 23 July 2017 Religion, Violence and the Pursuit of Heaven Rabbi Fred Morgan AM Professorial Fellow, Australian Catholic University Emeritus Rabbi, Temple Beth Israel, St Kilda Movement Rabbi, Union for Progressive Judaism I feel very privileged to …

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Chairman’s report of CCJ Vic AGM 23 August 2017

Click here for the pdf:  http://ccjvic.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/2017-CCJ-AGM-Chairmans-Report.pdf The Council of Christians and Jews (Vic) Inc. Chairman’s Report for AGM July 2017 I would like to welcome you all and recognise the original owners of this land, their present leaders and those yet to come.  I would also like to thank the school and in particular the …

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Dr Philip Bliss OAM interviewed on J-Air regarding proposed Multifaith tour to Israel

Our Chairman, Dr Philip Bliss OAM was interviewed by Avraham Schwartz on his program Tikkun Olam on J-Air.  Philip talks about the proposed Multifaith Tour of Israel this year and descendants of indigenous soldiers who served in the Australian Lighthorse at Beersheva hopefully participating. Avraham Schwartz broadcasts his program Tikkun Olam on J-Air every Sunday night at …

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Sunday 19 March: A Shared reading of ISAIAH 52.13-53.12

The Council of Christians and Jews (Victoria) presents Dr Mark Brett and Rabbi Allison Conyer discussing ISAIAH 52.13-53.12.  This passage is traditionally read in churches on Good Friday and interpreted by many Christians as referring to the coming Messiah. Dr Mark Brett is Professor of Hebrew Bible at Whitley College, within the Melbourne College of Divinity. …

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Governor of Victoria Commends the Work of CCJ Vic

The Governor of Victoria, the Hon. Linda Dessau AM wrote to our Chairman Dr Philip Bliss OAM in appreciation of the work done by the Council of Christians and Jews Vic. Click here to download her letter:  http://ccjvic.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/2017-Letter-from-Governor-to-Philip-Bliss.pdf

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AJCC proposed Multi-Faith Israel Tour 2017

Dear Members and Friends, A Multi-Faith Tour of Israel is proposed for later this year and we are gathering expressions of interest. Join us for this unique experience where Christians, Jews and Muslims will explore Israel together while learning about the common roots of their respective faiths. Our goal is to promote understanding and tolerance …

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