RfP Tasmania, April 2014

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Religions for Peace Tasmania gathering is normally held on the second Tuesday of the month; for April, this will instead be held on Easter Tuesday 22 April from 1.30-2.30pm

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Jewish Museum conducts short courses

The Jewish Museum of Australia is committed to developing and delivering an annual series of short courses, focussed around the Museum’s permanent and temporary exhibition program, to complement and extend the exhibition themes.

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Offer a Meal Movement

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We are pleased today to announce the launching of Religion for Peace’s Offer a Meal Movement – a global campaign in solidarity with poverty-stricken people around the world.

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Buddha's Day 2014

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Buddha’s Day celebrates the birthday of Prince Siddhartha Gautama, who was to become Sakyamuni Buddha, the founder of Buddhism. The Buddha’s Day is celebrated by Fo Guang Shan Melbourne at the specially constructed Buddha’s Stage in the centre of Federation Square.

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Palm Sunday: A Walk for Justice for Refugees

PALM SUNDAY WALK FOR JUSTICE FOR REFUGEES

PALM SUNDAY WALK FOR JUSTICE FOR REFUGEES

The Palm Sunday Walk Organisation Committee – a broad coalition of community groups, churches and unions – invites you to join with other well-known people to lead this year’s traditional Palm Sunday Peace March: A Walk for Justice for Refugees.

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Note on Amendment to Racial Discrimination Act

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Solicitor Ian Lacey AM, BA, LLB., Member of Religions for Peace NSW Branch and the Executive Council of Australian Jewry, has prepared a note on the proposed changes to the Racial Discrimination Act. The proposed changes remove limited protections in place and provide no useful adequate protection in its place, writes Ian Lacey.

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Reading the Qur'an in the 21st Century – A Contextualist Approach

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There is a need when reading the Quran in the 21st century, so everyone can understand and identify with it and the importance of looking at previous verses and the verses after it – a contextualist approach is needed. Prof. Abdullah Saeed of the Centre for Islamic Excellence has written one such text on this topic.

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Religious Groups in Australia 1911-2011

Religious Groups in Australia 1911-2011

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The 2011 Australian Census has shown that over a one-hundred year period from 1911 – 2011. Australia, is, par excellence, a migration, multicultural and multifaith nation-state.

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RfPA Victoria, March 2014

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Religions for Peace Victoria Branch has been active and brings our Victorian members up to date with the latest activities and National News.

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