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Interfaith Events

Melbourne will be the host of a number interfaith events and experiences in March.

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Some that may be of interest are:

  • Listening to the Female Voice: Women and Faith - 6 March 2018
  • One Voice Jewish street festival - 18 March 2018
  • Jewish - Muslim Comedy Debate - 19 March 2018 
  • Holocaust Memorial Service - 19 March 2018

 

women of faithListening to the Female Voice: Women and Faith

A Public Panel Discussion

Tuesday 6 March 2018

6.00pm – 7.30 pm, Christ Lecture Theatre, Australian Catholic University Melbourne, 115 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy.

Presented by the Australian Catholic University and Australian Intercultural Society

 

holocaustHolocaust Memorial Service for Christians and all people of goodwill

An opportunity to gather, to listen, to learn, to respond and to commit to justice for all.

Monday 19 March 2018 7:30pm, Chapel of St Peter, Melbourne Grammar School, Domain Road, South Yarra.

You are invited to share kosher light refreshments and conversation in the hall after the service. 

An ecumenical initiative of the Anglican Diocese of Melbourne, Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne, Uniting Church Synod of Victoria and Tasmania.  Dowload the flyer here to distrubute to your networks.

 

Bigger, better and bolder: A new buzz for the In One Voice Jewish street festival

11am-5pm, Sunday 18 March - Selwyn Street, Elsternwick

Concert starts at noon. YID! the 22-piece big band, which premiered at last year’s festival, will be centre stage. YID! takes centuries old Yiddish songs and melds them with Duke Ellington’s 1930s’ big band sound, 1960s’ free jazz and late 1970s’ New York avant-garde funk.

In One Night will be held in the industrial surrounds of the former ABC sound stage on the evening of Saturday 17 March. Tickets available online 

 

debatex350Jewish – Muslim Comedy Debate 

Monday 19 March 2018, 7:00pm - 9:00pm.

Swanston Hall, Melbourne Town Hall

Yes, Jews and Muslims can get together and have fun! In fact, a lot of fun!

Father Bob will be the Moderator. Panel features Michael Shafar, Justine Sless, Jacob Sacher, Rana Hussain, Louise Baring and Hamsa Farah.

Presented in partnership by the Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) and the Australian Intercultural Society (AIS).

Book online now.