More than 7000 Jews have fought in Australia’s military conflicts, contrary to a popular view that Jews rarely serve in the military.
24 April: Yom Ha’Shoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) is a day set aside to remember the six million Jews murdered during the Holocaust or Shoah. Many Australians with Jewish ties or heritage observe Yom Ha’Shoah. It commemorates the lives and heroism of Jewish people who died in the Holocaust between 1933 and 1945.
The Jewish Christian Muslim Association Women’s Committee invites women to join in their Inspiring Women of Faith Women’s Retreat at the Lysterfield Don Bosco Centre on Friday 12 May 2017, 5pm to Sunday 14 May 2017.
St Paul’s Cathedral and Pax Christi Australia, the Victorian Council of Churches, the Uniting Church in Australia, the Melbourne Catholic Office for Justice and Peace, the Anglican Social Responsibilities Committee, Social Policy Connections, and the Anzac Centenary Peace Coalition are co-sponsoring an ANZAC Day event at St Pauls Cathedral, Melbourne at 11AM.
On the 500 Hundredth Anniversary of the Reformation The Ecumenical and Interfaith Commission of Melbourne is cosponsoring an event with the Council of Christians and Jews on Sunday, 7th May 2017 at St Paul’s Lutheran Church, Box Hill.
Brahma Kumaris Innerspace Sydney will conduct a workshop on Spirituality ,Religion and Meditation at Five Dock on Saturday 15th April 4pm – 5.30pm.
On Sunday, May 7 2017 Victorian mosques will open their doors and hearts to the public of all beliefs to strengthen community spirit, build better relationships with neighbours and breakdown misconceptions about Islam.
Walk for Justice for Refugees will take place in all states and major regional cities on Sunday, 9 April. It is organised by the Refugee Advocacy Network and at most events, there will be an interfaith presence and speakers. It is considered a work of Mercy, Justice and Compassion to support refugees, whose spirits are being broken by the current actions of Australia and its parliament.
For the eighth year, Perth’s Wesley Uniting Church in the City is presenting Stations of the Cross, a curated exhibition featuring newly commissioned works by fifteen West Australian contemporary artists, from a range of cultural and religious backgrounds.
Religions for Peace NSW Branch meet monthly at Parliament House, Sydney. The theme of the meetings for 2017 is ‘structure’ and the meetings focus on structure in a specific religion. The March Meeting focussed on the structure in Shia Islam.