Victoria: 21st Century Peace and Harmony: An Interfaith Journey

Victoria: 21st Century Peace and Harmony: An Interfaith JourneyJoin 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.

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Multifaith Gathering at Parliament House for those impacted by bushfires

Multifaith Gathering at Parliament House for those impacted by bushfiresThe 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.

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Symbols of hate cause very real harm to Victoria’s Jewish community

JewDistressing 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.

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2020 World Interfaith Harmony Week Lecture


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’.

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Victoria: Christmas and Islam

Islamic Museum of Australia logoAs 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.

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World Premiere “Kristallnacht Cantata – A Voice Of Courage”

William Cooper and Otto Jontof-Hutter - World Premiere of The Kristallnacht Cantata – A Voice of Courage

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

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Islamophobia is a scourge on Australian Society

Islamic Council of VictoriaThe Islamic Council of Victoria has been engaged in specific projects providing support for those Muslims in Victoria experiencing Islamophobia. The Second Islamophobia Report in Australia indicates that there is an increase in attacks against Muslim women and children, a disgraceful matter.

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Victoria: Holding the Light

Holding the LightHolding the Light, an ecumenical/multi-faith service to remember and honour the Australian women and children who have been killed during 2019 by domestic/relationship violence. The service will be held on Sunday 1 December 2019, from 3.00 – 4.00 pm, at St Francis’ Church, corner of Lonsdale and Elizabeth Streets, Melbourne.

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Victoria: Community Breakfast – Preventing Violence Together

Jewish Care LogoJewish Care, together with Unchain My Heart and Glen Eira City Council, is pleased to host a community breakfast in support of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence campaign on 3 December 2019 at the Glen Eira Town Hall Auditorium.

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Victoria: Global Terrorism Index 2019 launch

InterestingThe Australian Intercultural Society in partnership with Institute for Economics & Peace would like to invite you to their upcoming event  “Measuring peace & the economic cost of violence – Global Terrorism Index 2019 Launch” at the Australian Intercultural Society premises in St Kilda Road, Melbourne, on Tuesday 26 November 2019.

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Victoria: Red Wednesday Ecumenical and Interfaith Gathering: “Stand up for Faith and Freedom”

Red Wednesday InterfaithThe Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne is spreading Red Wednesday over the whole week from Wednesday 20 November to Wednesday 27. Each night of this week, St Patrick’s Cathedral will be lighted red. The final event will be on Wednesday 27 November, which will be an Ecumenical and Interfaith event.

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