Submission to the Parliamentary Inquiry into Freedom of Speech

Submission to the Parliamentary Inquiry into Freedom of Speech
From Victorian Multicultural, Faith and Community Organisations on behalf of our communities
5 December 2016
Background

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 […]

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“G’mar Hatimah Tovah” to our Jewish friends for Yom Kippur

“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 […]

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JCMA Statement – To Our Christian Brothers and Sisters

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 […]

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JCMA Statement To Our Muslim Sisters And Brothers

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 […]

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JCMA April Monthly Discussion Groups

Two JCMA Monthly discussion groups meet the second Tuesday and Thursday of the month. Objective of the groups is to gain a deeper understanding of the three Abrahamic Faiths (Judaism, Christianity and Islam) and learn more about our own personal faith journeys.  

Tuesday 19th April 10 am – 11.30am at Cardinal Knox Centre: 383 […]

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