On Sunday 4th of December 2016 the Jewish Christian Muslim Association of Australia (JCMA) women’s committee hosted an event, at the Islamic Council of Victoria, with talks on seasonal celebrations of the three Abrahamic faiths. It was a well-attended event with an audience of over 35 women. An opportunity to make new friends and […]
Submission to the Parliamentary Inquiry into Freedom of Speech
From Victorian Multicultural, Faith and Community Organisations on behalf of our communities
5 December 2016
The multicultural, faith and community organisations listed at the end of this submission, represent a great diversity of the Victorian community. We thank the Australian Government and the Parliamentary Joint Committee on […]
“G’mar Hatimah Tovah” to our Jewish friends for Yom Kippur which starts at sunset tonight.
“G’mar Hatimah Tovah” or “May You Be Sealed for a Good Year (in the Book of Life)” is a traditional Yom Kippur greeting. This reflects the Jewish view of Yom Kippur as the day when God seals our fates (determined […]
Statement Issued 28th July 2016
Jewish Christian Muslim Association of Australia
We were deeply distressed to hear of the attack in the church in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray and the brutal killing of Father Jacques Hamel in his church.
This is an affront to all people of religion and we join together as Jews, Christians and Muslims to condemn this […]
11th July 2016
We watched with sadness and horror the tragic events of the last days of Ramadan and can’t imagine how difficult they were for you.
We know that there is wide consensus that these terrorist attacks are largely political and that Islam is being distorted and manipulated for political and ideological purposes.
The victims, the […]