The Jewish Christian Muslim Association women’s committee and Benevolence Australia will conduct a women only event on understanding the Head Covering: a Jewish, Christian and Muslim perspective.
The Jewish Christian Muslim Association women’s committee and Benevolence Australia would like to invite you to:
Understanding the Head Covering: a Jewish, Christian and Muslim perspective
Chaya New (Mother of eight. Retired teacher from Beth Rivkah Ladies College),
Mary Coloe (Biblical scholar and Sister from the Presentation Order),
Catriona Devlin (Coordinator at Kildara Spirituality Centre & Sister of the Brigidine Order),
Sherene Hassan (Director of the Islamic Museum of Australia)
Rufiath Yousuff (Vice-Chair of Benevolence Australia & Board Member of JCMA)
This women’s only forum provides a unique opportunity to understand and appreciate the significance of the head covering in each of the three Abrahamic faiths. Hear from speakers discussing its religious and historical origins, how it is viewed in the modern era and what it means for them today. A light lunch will be served at 1pm, followed by speaker presentations with Q&A/group discussions.
What: Understanding the Head Covering: a Jewish, Christian and Muslim perspective
When: Sunday 15 March 2015 Time: 1pm to 4pm
Where: Benevolence House, Reischiecks Reserve, 125 George Street, Doncaster East, 3108
RSVP: womenconference@JCMA.org.au for catering purposes.
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