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 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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10 December 2017 – The William Cooper Legacy

CCJ Vic is proud to present an afternoon with Avraham Shwarz, Michael Pearce SC, the Hon. Consul-General of Germany and Tim Watts MP, who will be speaking about Uncle Boydie’s delegation to London, Ypres, Beersheba and Berlin this past month, honouring the 79th anniversary of his grandfather William Cooper’s 6-12-1938 protest to the German Government. …

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CCJ Vic receives Multicultural Award for Excellence

At Government House on Thursday 23rd November 2017 the Council of Christians and Jews was deeply honoured to have received the Government of Victoria Award for Excellence in Multicultural Affairs— Meritorious Service Award. It was awarded for ‘regular engagement with Christians, Jews and Muslims and members of other faiths to discuss matters of social and topical concern such as …

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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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