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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Religion and Freedom of Speech

The Council of Christians and Jews (Victoria) announces its first function for 2017 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 …

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Copies of ‘New Testament People’ available from CCJ Vic Office

At out Luncheon Club last December 2016 we launched in Melbourne Rabbi Raymond Apple’s latest book entitled ‘New Testament People’.  A most interesting read and good reference book. We are pleased to advise copies are available from the CCJ Office and cost $25 each plus $10 postage and handling if being mailed.  Payment can be made …

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Statement by Australian Council of Christians and Jews on Refugee Legislation November 2016

The Australian Council of Christians and Jews calls on the Australian Federal Government to reconsider its proposed legislation preventing refugees who arrive in Australia by boat ever being allowed to come to Australia in the future. The ACCJ views this legislation as harsh and unwarranted. While these refugees already languish under harsh conditions, condemned to …

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Launch of Gesher 2016 Wednesday 23 November 2016

The 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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