JCMA Media Statement Canadian Mosque Attack

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Abrahamic Faiths Sharing Christmas, Chanukah and Muharram Traditions

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 […]

By |December 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off

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 […]

By |October 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off

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 […]

By |August 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off