Victoria: Showing Up: Bystander Intervention Program

Australian Intercultural Society, in collaboration with the Jewish Community Council of Victoria, the Australian Union of Jewish Students and Benevolence Australia will present a collaborative initiative as part of the Anti-Racism and Anti-Discrimination Action Plan over several dates in 2019.

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Holocaust: Addressing anti-Semitism through education

International organizations and national authorities in several countries have developed comprehensive approaches to address the challenge. Despite this, preventing anti-Semitism through education and addressing its manifestations in education environments remains a challenge for policy-makers and educators.

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Victoria: Listening to the Statement of the Heart

In observance of World Interfaith Harmony Week, The Interfaith Centre of Melbourne – in collaboration with faith leaders from many traditions – will participate in a Listening to the Statement from the Heart at St Oswald’s Church, Glen Iris on Sunday 17 February 2019.

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JCMA Women’s Conference, 2019

The JCMA Women’s Events offer an exciting and stimulating opportunity for women to share experiences and perspectives in the conversation of faith and hope towards the future of humanity.

In this year’s program we explore the rituals of “Beginnings and Endings in the Abrahamic faiths”. The Conference will take place at the Don Bosco Centre, 465 Lysterfield Rd, Lysterfield on the weekend of 1-3 March 2019.

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Victoria: Spiritual Ecology Leadership Program 2019


CERES Environment Park, in conjunction with Initiatives of Change Australia, are seeking young people with a faith or spiritual practice who are passionate about ecology and environment. There are 10 places available. The program will run from February – August 2019.

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Press Statement by Religious Leaders on the Riverside Dusit Complex Attack on 15 January 2019



Fellow Kenyans and all people of goodwill, we, the religious leaders of Kenya meeting under the auspices of the Inter-Religious Council of Kenya, convey our peace and goodwill greetings to all Kenyans and visitors in our country.

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Victoria: Earth @ Peace Conference

Earth @ Peace realises a Just and Ecologically Sustainable Peace. It is a Landmark Conference held tat the University of Divinity, Melbourne, over 2 days, Tuesday-Wednesday 23-24 April 2019. This conference will feature panel discussions, working groups, a hypothetical, and international networking. It will have a highly interactive format, with both lead-up and follow-up activities. The conference is open to all who care for the Earth and humanity’s future, reflecting deeply on and engaging in the journey to: A Just and Ecologically Sustainable Peace.

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Victoria: United Nations Holocaust Remembrance Day 2019 Commemoration

The United Nations Holocaust Remembrance Day 2019 will be observed at Glen Eira Town Hall, on Sunday, January 27, 2019 at 7 PM – 10 PM. The Guest Speaker will be Professor Marcia Langdon of the University of Melbourne.

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Woolies become halal food people

Woolworths will be the first Australian supermarket to develop and sell its own private label halal-certified product. It is part of the retailer’s wider strategy to grow its range of ethnic and international groceries that are in demand from an increasingly diverse multicultural community.

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The Cambridge mosque offering a new vision of community

In many mosques, women are excluded from leadership positions; in others, women are not even provided space to worship. But a new mosque in one of England’s oldest cities is offering a thrilling vision of space open to all.

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NSW: Psychological Science of Meditation: The state of the art and some Tibetan Buddhist Perspectives

The Sydney Social Sciences and Humanities Advanced Research Centre will host a Public Lecture by Dr. Peter Malinowski, Liverpool John Moores University on the Psychological Science of Meditation: The state of the art and some Tibetan Buddhist Perspectives.

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‘McJesus’ exhibit featuring crucified Ronald McDonald sparks violent protests in Israel

A sculpture of Ronald McDonald nailed to a cross — a spoof of the crucifixion of Jesus — has sparked violent protests in Israel, with rioters hurling a firebomb at the museum. Hundreds of Christians calling for the removal of the sculpture, entitled “McJesus,” demonstrated at the museum in the northern city of Haifa last week.

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