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ACCJ Media Release re lifetime ban for refugees by boat

January 7th, 2017

Issued 3 November 2016 The Australian Council of Christians and Jews (ACCJ) 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 […]

In memory of Elie Wiesel

July 5th, 2016

We remember Elie Wiesel  who dedicated himself to the memory of the millions of European Jews who were murdered in the Shoah. In doing so, he became the acknowledged voice of its survivors and  spoke  forcefully  and eloquently for them.  He emerged from the atrocities of Auschwitz and Buchenwald to immortalise those experiences in his […]

Rabbi Jeffrey B Kamins Eulogy for William Szekely

January 15th, 2016

The Chair of the Australian Council of Christians and Jews, William Mark Szekely, died suddenly on 25 December 2015. We mourn his passing and wish William’s family and friends a long life. At the funeral in Sydney on Wednesday 30 December, Rabbi Jeffrey B Kamins of Emanuel Synagogue gave this moving eulogy. Read the eulogy […]

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