Remembering Kristallnacht 1938

Sunday, October 13th, 2013

The NSW Council of Christians and Jews Invites you to participate in this year’s commemoration of the Night of Broken Glass Seventy-five years ago, on November 9, 1938 the first Nazi-legislated riots against Jews took place in Germany and Austria, resulting in mass arrests, killings and deportations, and the destruction of synagogues and Jewish-owned stores. […]

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Brisbane conference to “engage the other”

Monday, September 16th, 2013

A conference in Brisbane later this month aims to bring together members of the main Abrahamic faiths under the broad banner of “Engaging the Other”. It is the first time the Australian Council of Christians and Jews has undertaken such an exploration of the issues impacting on Christians, Jews and Muslims in Australia. The three-day […]

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Engaging the Other, an ACCJ conference

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013

The Australian and New Zealand Council of Christians and Jews presents “Engaging the Other” Jewish-Christian Perspectives in the light of the 2007 Berlin Document, ‘A Time for Recommitment’. With keynote speaker Emieritus Rabbi Dr John Levi AM DD. For more information please view the: event page, Registration form (updated version), or contact Terry Veling or […]

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Call for Papers for the ACCJ 2013 National Conference

Monday, April 22nd, 2013

The Australian Council of Christians and Jews National Conference is on from September 29th to October 3rd, 2013 at the Australian Catholic University in Brisbane. More information: A Proposal for the Australasian Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Council of Christians and Jews. Call for Papers.

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NSW CCJ Sho’ah Commemoration Service – in the Crypt at St Mary’s Cathedral, Sydney on Wednesday 17 April 2013

Sunday, April 21st, 2013

The NSW CCJ held its annual Sho’ah Commemoration at St Mary’s Cathedral in The Crypt, a very evocative space which we have used in previous years. This year, our speaker was Irving Wallach who spoke of how his mother was saved in Poland during the war by her non-Jewish neighbour. A copy of the Jwire […]

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The Resignation of Pope Benedict the XVI and His Legacy

Saturday, April 13th, 2013

The Australian Council of Christians and Jews has seen during Pope Benedict XVI Papacy, much progress in Interfaith dialogue and notably dialogue between Christians and Jews and in particular Catholics and Jews. Pope Benedict the XVI as Cardinal Ratzinger, was a significant force in the drafting of Nostra Aetate over 40 years ago and indeed, […]

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Yom Hashoah

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

Today is the commemoration of an important remembrance day for Jews the world over, marked by its remembrance in solemn ways. Yom HaShoah is marked in Israel by the public literally stopping what they are doing, to remember, cars stopped in the street, a moment frozen in time. It is a time when we remember […]

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Suffering of the Innocents Video Presentation

Friday, April 5th, 2013

Following the upcoming NSWCCJ Shoah Commemoration at St Mary’s Cathedral on Wednesday 17th April 2013, you are invited to attend a symphonic homage and prayer video presentation titled the Suffering of the Innocents by composer Kiko Argüello at the Sydney Jewish Museum on Sunday 5th May 2013 from 1pm. When The Suffering of the Innocents […]

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ACCJ Statement on the Installation of the Archbishop of Canterbury, The Most Reverend JUSTIN WELBY – March 2013

Monday, March 25th, 2013

The ACCJ extends its warm congratulations to the Anglican Church in Australia and to each of its Dioceses on the installation of the Anglican Church’s new Head, the Bishop of Durham, the Most Reverend Justin Welby as Archbishop of Canterbury this week. Archbishop Welby is the new leader of the Anglican Church and interestingly it […]

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ACCJ and Passover 5773 and ACCJ and Easter 2013

Monday, March 25th, 2013

Dear Friends, At this time of the year, having regard to our important Jewish festivity of Passover, we wish all of our friends a hearty Chag Sameach. We address this not only to our Jewish friends but in a spirit of amity and collaboration, to our Christian friends, with whom as you know, we share […]

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