An Ordinary Humanity

Monday, March 11th, 2013

By Ron Hoenig On May 13, 1939, the SS St Louis, part of the Hamburg-America Line (Hapag), sailed for Havana with 937 passengers, mostly Jews, on board. They had applied for US visas in Germany, and planned to stay in Cuba only until they received their visas and could enter the USA. German persecution of […]

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Remembering in Good Faith: The Future of Holocaust Remembrance for Christians and Jews

Thursday, June 21st, 2012

Dr Avril Alba Roth Lecturer in Holocaust Studies and Jewish Civilisation University of Sydney Department of Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies Yom HaShoah Ceremony 21 May 2012 Council of Christians and Jews (NSW Division)     On the 15 February 1979 Holocaust survivor, novelist and now Nobel Laureate, Elie Wiesel spoke the following words at […]

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Commentary on the 12 Points

Thursday, June 21st, 2012

Recently returned from the 2012 International Council of Christians and Jews Regional conference in Wellington which focused on the “12 Points of Berlin”, Chair of the Australian Council of Christians and Jews, William Szekely, said the document provides sound directions for interfaith goals. “It is up to us how we are to implement the goals […]

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Launch of “Broken Glass, Unbroken Memories”

Friday, November 20th, 2009

Speech by The Hon Catherine Branson QC on the occasion of the Book Launch, NSW Council of Christians and Jews Inc., 24 November 2009

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Raising Consciousness of Modern Judaism

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009

. . . and why it matters. Rev. David Houston is the Christian co-chair of the South Australian Council of Christians and Jews

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Dialogue, Doctrine and Diplomacy (I):A Consideration of the Guidelines for Catholic-Jewish RelationsMay 1992

Friday, October 2nd, 2009

Part I of a two-part article

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Listening to the Narrative of the Other

Saturday, October 18th, 2008

Talk given by Ron Hoenig, Co-chair of the South Australian Council of Christians and Jews at the Beit Shalom Synagogue Adelaide

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Hearing the painful Narrative of the Other

Wednesday, October 15th, 2008

Ron Hoenig, Co-Chair of the Council of Christians and Jews SA reports on the ICCJ conference in Jerusalem

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Healing a broken world: the Faith’s working together

Thursday, November 1st, 2007

A conversation paper presented to the LSF on Sunday, August 26 2007

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Learning from History ? Pre-war Germany and Now

Wednesday, October 31st, 2007

Oration given at the launch of GESHER on 16 October 2007 at Stonnington, Melbourne

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