The Jewish Community Council of Victoria will present the Yom Hashoah – Day of Remembrance of the Holocaust observance at the Robert Blackwood Hall, Clayton Campus on the evening of April 20th, 2020.
When was the last time you visited your local mosque? Well, a mosque is not just a prayer space for Muslims; it’s also a community space. The “ICV’s Victorian Mosque Open Day 2020” is the perfect opportunity to discover or reacquaint yourself with Victoria’s Muslim Community on Sunday 15 March from 10am-4pm at 30 different community locations.
The world’s most celebrated Passover text, the Sarajevo Haggadah will be the focus of two special events being held in Melbourne this March.
The Interfaith Centre of Melbourne will join faith leaders and special guests for interfaith dialogue on this 10th Anniversary of the World Interfaith Harmony Week: Bushfires and the Climate Crisis: How do we make 2020 a transformative year for all creation? at St Michael’s Church, Melbourne from 6.30 pm – 8.30 pm on Monday March 2, 2020
Victoria’s Education Minister says high school students are receiving sub-standard education about the Holocaust, as the Government makes learning about the atrocities of World War II compulsory for years 9 and 10 students.
The Sarajevo Haggadah reflects partly on a time of peace between Jews, Muslims and Christians in Bosnia for 500 years. The Jewish Museum of Australia will present musical ensemble SARAY Iluminado, along with lecture, exhibition, projection and music to illuminate the history of the world’s most celebrated Pesach text on Sunday, March 22nd.
The Tibetan Buddhist Society will present one New Year Meditation Festival 2020 at the Yuroke Temple (north of Melbourne) on the weekend of 29 Feb – 1 March, 2020. This 2020 New Year Meditation Festival combines a wonderful celebration of Tibetan New Year, centred around the magnificent, traditional Tibetan temple and 10 acres of beautiful and colourful gardens, with a focus on meditation.
Join Dr. Dino Patti Djalal and Rabbi Avraham Bart for a lecture on the 1000 Abrahamic Circles Project (1000AC), an independent and grassroots interfaith peace effort. They will explore how 1000AC brings together faith leaders from different countries to build understanding and mutual respect at Asialink, The University of Melbourne, on Tuesday 25 February 2020.
The Victorian Multicultural Commission, in conjunction with the Faith Communities Council of Victoria, hosted a multifaith event at the steps of parliament to support the parliament in their efforts to lead the state, support the recovery efforts and show support for the bushfire victims and firefighters.
There will be a special multifaith gathering on the steps of Parliament House on Tuesday, 4 February 2020, at 11.00am to acknowledge Victoria’s bushfire crisis.
Distressing news reports emerged earlier this week about a Nazi flag flying above a house in regional Victoria. The symbols on that flag are more than just lines and colours – they represent hate and trauma for so many people around the world, including the members of Victoria’s Jewish community.
The Jewish Holocaust Centre and The Jewish Community Council of Victoria join to host a commemoration of the Holocaust on the evening of Holocaust Liberation Day – 27 January – at the Malvern Town Hall.
University of Melbourne Chaplaincy and Religions for Peace Australia – Victoria Branch, invite you to attend a you to a FREE lecture on Tuesday 4th February 2020 on ‘Pope Francis: His Interfaith and Environmental Perspectives’.
Dr. Inderjit Kaur, Patron President – Bhagat Puran Singh Pingalwara (All India Pingalwara Charitable Society ) – will be visiting Australia and giving talks at a number of Melbourne Sikh Gurduaras.
As people rush for last-minute Christmas gifts in shopping venues across Australia in a seasonal expenditure expected to reach billions of dollars, Muslims in Australia have mixed feelings about the festive season. You can visit the Islamic Museum of Australia and join in the conversation about Muslims and Christmas on 12 December at 12pm… this talk is for both Muslims and non-Muslims.
B’nai B’rith will hold its final speakers forum on Sunday 1 December 2019 at the Beth Weizmann Jewish Community Centre. The Guest Speaker is Rahael Kohn AO, who will address the topic Victoria: Should Jews Defend Western Civilisation?
The World Premiere of Kristallnacht Cantata, a stunning and imaginative orchestral and choral piece commemorating events surrounding Kristallnacht, the chilling precursor to the Holocaust. Two men, one German Jewish, one Australian Aboriginal, from vastly different backgrounds, form a bond of kinship and courage that distance and culture cannot divide. The premiere takes place at Temple Beth Israel, St Kilda, on the evening of 8 December 2019