Victoria: 2022 Yom HaShoah Commemoration


The Jewish Community Council of Victoria will be hosting an inclusive virtual community commemoration for Yom Hashoah on Wednesday, April 27 at 7.30 pm. The event will be an online commemoration with poignant testimonies, the participation of a range of Jewish students, and messages of support from communal members, leaders, and affiliates.

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B’nai B’rith Human Rights Oration: Uluru Statement from the Heart

B'nai B'rith Victoria

The B’nai B’rith Human Rights Oration will be delivered by Professor Marcia Langton AO, on Sunday 11 July 2021 at 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM. This event will be available online and in person. The Patron of the Oration is Mark Leibler AC, renowned for his tireless support of Indigenous rights and empowering Indigenous communities.

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Young and old break unleavened bread, gather for Passover in homes

Family passoverJewish matriarch Masha Fisher spent last year’s Passover almost entirely alone for the first time in her 85 years. Mrs Fisher, a widow who lives by herself, avoided using technology to celebrate because religious principles forbid it but she joined in a brief ritual at a neighbour’s front fence. “I fulfilled the blessing of Passover without having a Passover,” she said, admitting without her neighbour’s kindness the occasion “didn’t seem like anything”.

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The BDS Activists in the Black Lives Matter movement

The NSW Board of Jewish Deputies along with the Jewish Community Council of Victoria will host an online event exploring the Black Lives Matter movement, simmering racial tensions, accusing Israel of complicity in the Floyd murder. This is an online event, 27th of August 2020.

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Victoria: Jewish Community Response to Coronavirus

Jewish Community Council of VictoriaThe Jewish Community Council of Victoria, the Rabbinical Council of Victoria, Progressive Judaism Victoria, and the Council of Orthodox Synagogues Victoria have formed a covid-crisis-response group to provide Shules, Schools and community organisations with advice and guidance on the current Coronavirus emergency.

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