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  • The Coalition to Advance Multiculturalism

    The Coalition to Advance Multiculturalism

    21 March 2017

    The Turnbull Government’s decision to pursue the watering down of protections against racial vilification is utterly shameful and at odds with the principles of multicultural Australia.

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  • The Coalition to Advance Multiculturalism

    The Coalition to Advance Multiculturalism

    03 March 2017

    The Coalition to Advance Multiculturalism is disappointed that the report released following the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Right's inquiry in to freedom of speech lacks a firm recommendation calling...

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  • JCCV Statement on Inquiry's Report

    JCCV Statement on Inquiry's Report

    01 March 2017

    The Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) welcomes the report of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights arising from the inquiry into freedom of speech, which has not recommended changes to...

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  • WE ARE VICTORIAN. AND PROUD OF IT.

    WE ARE VICTORIAN. AND PROUD OF IT.

    20 February 2017

    An open letter to you, our fellow Victorians.

    In this great state of ours, we come from all sorts of backgrounds, cultures and beliefs....

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  • JCCV Defends 18C

    JCCV Defends 18C

    16 February 2017

    Jennifer Huppert, President of the Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) has commended the ECAJ and AIJAC in their advocacy in defence of Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975...

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  • JCCV Expresses Community Sorrow

    JCCV Expresses Community Sorrow

    22 January 2017

    JCCV President Jennifer  Huppert stated, "the Jewish community is aghast at the terrible tragedy that unfolded in the CBD. Words cannot convey the sorrow we feel for all the victims and their families, and...

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  • Victoria Police Multi-faith Council Statement

    Victoria Police Multi-faith Council Statement

    23 December 2016

    A statement issued on behalf of the Victoria Police Multi-faith Council. The Multi-faith Council is an advisory board to Victoria Police comprising representatives from major faith groups and...

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  • Victoria Police Jewish Community Dinner

    Victoria Police Jewish Community Dinner

    30 November 2015

    As Chief Commissioner Graham Ashton said in his key note address at Dinner, “ knowledge leads to respect”.

    Through...

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  • JCCV AGM 2015

    JCCV AGM 2015

    27 November 2015

    Celebrating Social Cohesion

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  • JCCV Statement on Terrorist Attacks Aimed at Israelis

    JCCV Statement on Terrorist Attacks Aimed at Israelis

    14 October 2015

    The Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) condemns the increasing number of acts of terror which have been perpetrated in Israel and the West Bank over the past two weeks.  These attacks are horrifying and...

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  • JCCV Statement on Moshe Feiglin Visit

    JCCV Statement on Moshe Feiglin Visit

    12 October 2015

    Jennifer Huppert, President of the Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) stated,

    “Moshe Feiglin has expressed extremist views in the past regarding women, sexual orientation and political...

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  • JCCV Youth LGBTI Video Competition

    JCCV Youth LGBTI Video Competition

    04 August 2015

    JADE Shout-out for filmmakers!

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  • Statement On Arson Attack In The West Bank

    Statement On Arson Attack In The West Bank

    03 August 2015

    Jennifer Huppert, JCCV President states: “The arson incident in the West Bank is a deplorable and reprehensible attack. Any terrorist attack, by people of any race or religion,...

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  • Appalling Stabbing Attack In Jerusalem

    Appalling Stabbing Attack In Jerusalem

    31 July 2015

    Jennifer Huppert, JCCV President states: “The attack in Jerusalem is a despicable act.  Bigotry, intolerance and hatred are not acceptable in any community, here, in Israel or...

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  • Shul Support For Keshet JCCV Bid

    Shul Support For Keshet JCCV Bid

    31 July 2015

    KESHET Australia’s bid to join the Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) is set to receive support from St Kilda Hebrew Congregation and several other organisations, The AJN learnt this...

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  • Jewish – Catholic Friendship Dinner

    Jewish – Catholic Friendship Dinner

    18 June 2015

    The Jewish - Catholic Friendship Dinner was held at the Adele Southwick Hall, co-hosted by JCCV and the Ecumenical Interfaith Commission of the Catholic Archdiocese.  The event focused on the 50th anniversary of...

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  • Jewish Groups Act On Abuse Following Royal Commission

    Jewish Groups Act On Abuse Following Royal Commission

    17 February 2015

    THE Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse is spurring stronger child protection policies and practices across Jewish schools, synagogues and community groups, a move welcomed by...

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  • Shooting At Synagogue In Copenhagen

    Shooting At Synagogue In Copenhagen

    16 February 2015

    The Jewish Community Council of Victoria condemns the appalling attacks in Denmark over the weekend, the latest in a series incidents which remind us once again of the continuing threats to the Jewish community...

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  • Jennifer Huppert Interviewed on SBS Radio

    Jennifer Huppert Interviewed on SBS Radio

    25 January 2015

    Jennifer Huppert (JCCV) and Grahame Leonard AM (VMC) interviewed by Eitan Drori on multiculturalism, interfaith and Israel on SBS Radio broadcast. 
    (in English from 82.09 - 108.20)

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  • JCCV Statement on the Paris Terrorist Attacks

    JCCV Statement on the Paris Terrorist Attacks

    12 January 2015

    The Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) joins with the Executive Council of Australian Jewry (the JCCV’s national representative body) in condemning the despicable terrorist attacks in France which took 17 innocent lives.  These...

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  • Terrorist Attack Against Kosher Shop In Paris On 9 January 2015

    Terrorist Attack Against Kosher Shop In Paris On 9 January 2015

    10 January 2015

    On behalf of the Australian Jewish community, we join with political and religious leaders and millions of ordinary, decent people all over the world in expressing our utter disgust and outrage at yesterday’s...

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  • Faith Leaders Call for Peace & Unity

    Faith Leaders Call for Peace & Unity

    16 December 2014

    Statement on Behalf of the Multifaith Advisory Group & Faith Communities Council of Victoria in response to the tragic event in Sydney.

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  • JCCV AGM & Farewell to Nina Bassat AM

    JCCV AGM & Farewell to Nina Bassat AM

    26 November 2014

    At the Annual General Meeting of the Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) on Monday evening, two time JCCV President Nina Bassat AM completed her term and handed over the baton of the Presidency to lawyer,...

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  • JCCV 2014 Community Recognition Awards

    JCCV 2014 Community Recognition Awards

    21 November 2014

    The JCCV held their Annual Community Recognition Awards on Monday 17 November in the presence of Professor Jeffrey V. Rosenfeld AM OBE for volunteers of JCCV affiliate organisations.

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  • Message to the Australian Jewish Community from The President of the ECAJ

    Message to the Australian Jewish Community from The President of the ECAJ

    24 September 2014

    Our community has experienced a very difficult time during and in the aftermath to Israel’s Operation Protective Edge.

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  • An open letter to the Community of Victoria

    An open letter to the Community of Victoria

    23 September 2014

    We, the members of the Victoria Police Multi-Faith Council, are writing to the Victorian community to affirm our rejection of all violence, particularly that which is based on sectarianism.

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  • Nina Bassat AM Interviewed on J-Air

    Nina Bassat AM Interviewed on J-Air

    19 September 2014

    Nina Bassat interviewed by Zeddy Lawrence on J-Air

    (from 28.14 on the podcast)

  • Message of the President of Jewish Community Council of Victoria, Nina Bassat AM for the New Year 5775

    Message of the President of Jewish Community Council of Victoria, Nina Bassat AM for the New Year 5775

    18 September 2014

    The recent months have been fraught with difficulty for Israel and indeed for the Jewish world. Israel has had to contend during the months of July and August with an unprecedented threat against the safety of its...

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  • Nina Bassat AM on 3AW

    Nina Bassat AM on 3AW

    11 August 2014

    JCCV President interviewed by Tom Elliott on 3AW

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  • Nina Bassat AM on J-Air

    Nina Bassat AM on J-Air

    06 August 2014

    JCCV President interviewed on J-Air by Michel Burd & Alan Freedman.

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  • Dispelling the Myths - The Israel-Hamas conflict 2014

    Dispelling the Myths - The Israel-Hamas conflict 2014

    05 August 2014

    Israel is using "disproportionate force" in its...

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  • ISRAELI AMBASSADOR SPEAKS ABOUT GAZA

    ISRAELI AMBASSADOR SPEAKS ABOUT GAZA

    01 August 2014

    Sky News interview with Israeli Ambassador Shmuel
    Ben-Shmuel on the situation in Israel and Gaza.

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  • THE MARION AND KURT LIPPMANN FOUNDATION

    THE MARION AND KURT LIPPMANN FOUNDATION

    30 July 2014

    Inspiring and supporting community professionals
    Jewish Community Professional Scholarship – $5000

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  • Memorial for Eyal Yifrach, Gil-Ad Shaar & Naftali Frenkel - 1 July 2014

    Memorial for Eyal Yifrach, Gil-Ad Shaar & Naftali Frenkel - 1 July 2014

    02 July 2014

    Read Nina Bassat's Memorial

    The Jewish community of Victoria joins the entire Jewish world in mourning the loss of Eyal Yifrach, Gil-Ad Shaar and Naftali Frenkel. We grieve with their...

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  • Social Inclusion Leadership Committee (SILC)

    Social Inclusion Leadership Committee (SILC)

    25 June 2014

    New Leadership Committee Aims For True Inclusion
    The first meeting of the newly formed Social Inclusion Leadership Committee (SILC) was held on the 17 June, 2014.

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  • YAPping to JEMP

    YAPping to JEMP

    24 June 2014

    Debbie Zauder, the JCCV’s Youth Alcohol Project (YAP) Manager was invited to speak at JEMP’s Emergency Services Organisations (ESO) meeting this week.

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  • Petition - Getting our boys back safely - Urgent action required

    Petition - Getting our boys back safely - Urgent action required

    18 June 2014

    Download Petition Form

    Dear Friends,
    Please find attached a petition...

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  • Emmy Monash Presentation at JCCV Plenum

    Emmy Monash Presentation at JCCV Plenum

    09 April 2014

    Joe Krampel thanked the plenum for the opportunity to present “Shaping Tomorrow Today” on a history of Emmy Monash and how they derived at the decision to do what they are proposing to do. There is an aging...

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  • STATEMENT BY ROBERT M GOOT, PRESIDENT OF THE EXECUTIVE COUNCIL OF AUSTRALIAN JEWRY

    STATEMENT BY ROBERT M GOOT, PRESIDENT OF THE EXECUTIVE COUNCIL OF AUSTRALIAN JEWRY

    11 February 2014

    “The ‘4 Corners’ program highlighted a number of disturbing issues, which the Israeli government appears clearly to treat seriously. Israel has publicly committed itself to changing the way it deals with very young Palestinian minors who...

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  • Prepare, Prevent & Protect

    Prepare, Prevent & Protect

    20 November 2013

    Are you sending your child to camp this year?
    Help Chabad Youth help you prepare your child for camp.

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  • Historical Institutional Child Abuse Support Scheme Established

    Historical Institutional Child Abuse Support Scheme Established

    15 November 2013

    Jewish Care Victoria has established an independent support scheme to thoroughly investigate historic claims of institutional child abuse at children's homes run by predecessor Jewish welfare organisations.

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  • The Jewish community says No to Homophobia

    The Jewish community says No to Homophobia

    03 November 2013

    The Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) GLBTI Report demonstrated that Jewish members of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender (GLTB), community are...

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  • Jews and Anglicans in open dialogue

    Jews and Anglicans in open dialogue

    24 October 2013

    The Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) hosted the Jewish – Anglican Friendship Dinner on Tuesday night at the Beth Weizmann Community Centre, which featured a Q and A Panel with a highly respected group of...

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  • A Creative YAP

    A Creative YAP

    23 October 2013

    The Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) Youth Alcohol Project (YAP) incorporates drama workshops in its program to engage students in a creative conversation on the risks involved with underage drinking. Elinor...

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  • Statement from Jewish Taskforce Against Family Violence

    Statement from Jewish Taskforce Against Family Violence

    18 September 2013

    The JTAFV welcomes the conviction of David Cyprys as well as his decision to plead guilty to a raft of charges. This should provide some comfort  and closure to the victims. We applaud those victims who had the courage to report the abuse and follow through to the end. We...

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  • Rabbi Moshe Gutnick Apologises to Child Sexual Abuse Victims – Tzedek Responds

    Rabbi Moshe Gutnick Apologises to Child Sexual Abuse Victims – Tzedek Responds

    11 September 2013

    President of the Organisation of Rabbis of Australasia, Rabbi Moshe Gutnick has offered the following apology to victims of child sexual abuse on Read More

  • Warning to Camp Staff

    Warning to Camp Staff

    27 June 2013

    Mendy Pellin has made a short film to warn camp counsellors that child abuse is not OK !

    A very powerful YouTube and must see for all camp staff .

    Parents, if you have any...

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  • The Safe Partying Guide

    The Safe Partying Guide

    18 June 2013

    The Australian Drug Foundation has just launched  “The Safe Partying Guide” pamphlet....

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  • Calling on all victims/survivors to come forward

    Calling on all victims/survivors to come forward

    04 June 2013

    Tzedek is calling on all victims/survivors who have spoken to Tzedek for permission to use their story at the Royal Commission as well as anyone else who would like their story told.

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  • Bipartisan Signing of London Declaration Against Antisemitism

    Bipartisan Signing of London Declaration Against Antisemitism

    30 May 2013

    Parliament at its finest as Denis Napthine, Daniel Andrews and the Parliament's Speaker and President came together to sign the London Declaration against Antisemitism this morning.

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  • Workshops on Safety for Children

    Workshops on Safety for Children

    12 May 2013

    Tzedek, a not-for-profit organisation which advocates for Jewish victims and survivors of childhood sexual abuse, is to launch its first public workshop for the Melbourne Jewish community on parenting safe children.

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  • THE CHALLENGE OF KEEPING OUR CHILDREN SAFE

    THE CHALLENGE OF KEEPING OUR CHILDREN SAFE

    01 May 2013

    Taskforce community education program

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  • 70 Years After The Uprising, Voices From Warsaw & Beyond

    70 Years After The Uprising, Voices From Warsaw & Beyond

    04 April 2013

    Speeches and articles from the Yom Hashoah Commemoration

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  • JCCV in the News

    JCCV in the News

    04 April 2013

    In the AJN this week:

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  • MESSAGE FROM PRIME MINISTER JULIA GILLARD

    MESSAGE FROM PRIME MINISTER JULIA GILLARD

    03 April 2013

    YOM HASHOAH - HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE DAY 7 APRIL 2013

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  • JCCV Says No To Homophobia

    JCCV Says No To Homophobia

    28 March 2013

    The Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) at the recommendation of the JCCV GLBTI Reference Group is joining the “No to Homophobia Campaign” and will ask its affiliate organisations to sign up.

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  • There is NO excuse for Organisational Abuse

    There is NO excuse for Organisational Abuse

    14 March 2013

    The  JCCV Child Protection Reference Group has one objective - to educate the community on how best to protect our children from abuse within Jewish organisational settings.

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  • JCMA Media Release

    JCMA Media Release

    12 March 2013

    Jews Christians & Muslims In Support Of Multifaith Society.
    (JCCV is the representative of the Victorian Jewish community on the JCMA)

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  • Alcohol & Youth, Your Say! Forum Report

    Alcohol & Youth, Your Say! Forum Report

    25 February 2013

    Anecdotal evidence gathered from the Victoria Police, the Ambulance Services and Chevra Hatzolah indicates that Jewish youth in Melbourne drink alcohol to excess on a regular basis.

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  • Affirmation of Victoria's Multicultural Success

    Affirmation of Victoria's Multicultural Success

    19 February 2013

    A coalition of organisations and individuals from across Victoria have come together to reaffirm in a joint statement their support of Victoria's multicultural and multifaith community.

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  • JCMA Statement

    JCMA Statement

    14 February 2013

    A statement jointly signed by JCCV, JCMA, ICV & Victorian Council of Churches in support of a Multifaith environment.

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  • JCCV - JEWISH CARE VOLUNTEER ‘ONE STOP SHOP’ REPORT FINDINGS

    JCCV - JEWISH CARE VOLUNTEER ‘ONE STOP SHOP’ REPORT FINDINGS

    04 December 2012

    A feasibility study by Jewish Care Victoria and Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) to gauge the interest of Jewish community organisations in the development of a culturally-specific Volunteer Resource Centre (VRC) has been completed.

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  • JCCV Launches Pastoral Care Report

    JCCV Launches Pastoral Care Report

    28 November 2012

    Mapping the Provision of Pastoral Care for Jewish Patients in Hospitals

    The desire to meet Melbourne Jewry’s pastoral care needs in healthcare had been...

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  • William Cooper: Gentle Warrior

    William Cooper: Gentle Warrior

    23 November 2012

    Be Part of History! 
    Join Uncle Boydie Turner, William Cooper's grandson, for a Book launch and re-enactment of the 6th Dec 1938 walk by William Cooper and the AAL to the German Consulate protesting Kristallnacht.

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  • GROGWATCH APPLAUDS COMMUNITIES IN ACTION

    GROGWATCH APPLAUDS COMMUNITIES IN ACTION

    13 November 2012

    Our ability to unite, collaborate and participate on matters relating to where we live is vital in enabling strong communities and healthy people. Communities experience a range of impacts resulting from alcohol misuse such as public violence...

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  • Working together as a community to overcome the stigma of child abuse

    Working together as a community to overcome the stigma of child abuse

    13 November 2012

    Written by Dr. Cathy Kezelman, President Adults Surviving Child Abuse (ASCA) Photo reproduced from fanpop.com

    This article speaks about an issue...

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  • Executive Director Position Available

    Executive Director Position Available

    26 October 2012

    An exciting opportunity exists in 2013 to work at a strategic level.

    The Jewish Community Council of Victoria is the roof body of Victorian Jewry with 60 affiliate organisations. Its main function is to be...

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  • International Programs Director Position Available

    International Programs Director Position Available

    15 October 2012

    Click here to view AUJS IP  Director Ad.jpg

    Australasian Union of Jewish Students

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  • Anglican Jewish Friendship Dinner

    Anglican Jewish Friendship Dinner

    15 October 2012

    Click here to download your invitation

    The Anglican Diocese of Melbourne with the Jewish Community Council of Victoria invites you to join them.

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  • The Multifaith Multicultural Youth Network (MMYN)

    The Multifaith Multicultural Youth Network (MMYN)

    11 September 2012

    The Multifaith Multicultural Youth Network (MMYN) is inviting applications for its new term in 2013.  The MMYN is a group of highly capable, engaged and enthusiastic young people from diverse cultural, linguistic and religious backgrounds, who gather regularly to advise...

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  • Joint Mission to Israel

    Joint Mission to Israel

    28 August 2012

    Honest Reporting and New South Wales Jewish Board of Deputies invites you to a first-of-its-kind mission to Israel for a unique educational and advocacy training program for participants from around the world. The seven-day mission exposes participants to a side of Israel...

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  • RCV Alcohol Statement

    RCV Alcohol Statement

    06 August 2012

    The JCCV supports the recently released statement by the Rabbinical Council of
    Victoria.

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  • The Third Generation

    The Third Generation

    23 July 2012

    If  you are Jewish, a holocaust survivor, or a descendant of a holocaust survivor, "The third Generation" is a must for your library.  It is available from Amazon, itunes and the Barnes and Noble website.

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  • Placing Faith in Interfaith Dialogue

    Placing Faith in Interfaith Dialogue

    12 July 2012

    Last week 45 Jews, Christians and Muslims spent four days and three nights together at a Jewish Christian Muslim Association (JCMA) Conference in Warburton, discussing and sharing each other’s faith and religious practice.

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  • Do something special - Give Blood

    Do something special - Give Blood

    06 July 2012

    Australian Red Cross Blood Service

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  • Office Administrator Position Available

    Office Administrator Position Available

    12 June 2012

    National Council of Jewish Women of Australia (Vic)

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  • Jewish Community Professional Scholarship

    Jewish Community Professional Scholarship

    05 June 2012

    The Marion & Kurt Lippmann Foundation offers a grant of up to $7,000 for professional
    development of persons working in or who wish to make a career in service to the Australian Jewish
    community.

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  • JCCV 2012 Annual Appeal

    JCCV 2012 Annual Appeal

    14 May 2012

    65,000 Jews, 60 organisations, one voice…

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  • Alcohol & Your Child

    Alcohol & Your Child

    04 May 2012

    JCCV Youth Alcohol Project (YAP) is currently running a session with Mount Scopus Memorial College year 6 parents. Watch out for future dates at your school.

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  • Croatian - Jewish Friendship Dinner

    Croatian - Jewish Friendship Dinner

    29 April 2012

    The Victorian Croatian community hosted a friendship dinner for representatives of the Jewish Community in the Croatian Community Centre in Corio on Sunday night.

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  • MESSAGE FROM PRIME MINISTER JULIA GILLARD

    MESSAGE FROM PRIME MINISTER JULIA GILLARD

    24 April 2012

    ISRAEL INDEPENDENCE DAY – YOM HAATZMAUT

     

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  • Executive Director Position Available

    Executive Director Position Available

    23 April 2012

    Australasian Union of Jewish Students (AUJS)

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  • MESSAGE FROM PRIME MINISTER JULIA GILLARD

    MESSAGE FROM PRIME MINISTER JULIA GILLARD

    19 April 2012

    YOM HASHOA - HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE DAY

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  • Yom Hashoah Commemoration

    Yom Hashoah Commemoration

    19 April 2012

    70 Years On

    Last night, over 1000 people attended the Robert Blackwood Hall at Monash, Clayton for the annual Holocaust Commeration evening.

    Nina Bassat AM, President JCCV, addressed the attendees:

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  • Movies, Alcohol & Binge Drinking

    Movies, Alcohol & Binge Drinking

    19 April 2012

    Link between exposure to alcohol consumption in movies and youth binge drinking.

    A new study in the journal Pediatrics has found evidence of a link between exposure to alcohol consumption in movies and youth binge drinking. The study took...

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  • OUR STORIES

    OUR STORIES

    30 March 2012

    Anne Livnat
    - JCCV Database Volunteer

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  • Food Odyssey - Indian Jewish Food in Melbourne

    Food Odyssey - Indian Jewish Food in Melbourne

    27 March 2012

    NCJWA (Vic), Viv Brass and Annette Sweet hosted an event with members of the Indian Jewish community.

    Held on Sunday 25th March, the event included a cooking demonstration, recipes and stories facilitated by Nancy Sugarman, teacher, writer and devoted lover of food...

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  • CSG Security Bulletin

    CSG Security Bulletin

    20 March 2012

    Latest Security Update

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  • Claims Conference Announces Major Changes To German Pension Compensation

    Claims Conference Announces Major Changes To German Pension Compensation

    07 December 2011

    Claims Conference Negotiates €485 Million ($650 Million) in Pensions for Additional 16,000 Survivors; German Government Criteria Changes Largely Affect Child Survivors

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  • Nu? Why Be Jewish?

    Nu? Why Be Jewish?

    29 November 2011

    ‘Why should I be Jewish’ and ‘why should I not marry my non-Jewish mate’ were the two questions posed by Rabbi Kennard when addressing a crowd of Mt Scopus College parents on Jewish continuity, September 22. His responses and subsequent...

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  • March of the Living Australia

    March of the Living Australia

    30 August 2011

    March of the Living Australia addresses the JCCV Plenum meeting on 1 August 2011

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  • Alzhiemer's Australia Supporting Russian Jewry

    Alzhiemer's Australia Supporting Russian Jewry

    30 August 2011

    Launch of the project between Alzhiemer's Australia, Federal Government and the Russian Jewish Community.

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  • Meet the New JCCV Executive Director

    Meet the New JCCV Executive Director

    30 August 2011

    Meet Michelle Coleman, newly appointed Executive Director, JCCV

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  • Facebook Should Be a Force for Good, not a forum for Hate

    Facebook Should Be a Force for Good, not a forum for Hate

    04 August 2011

    The Age, August 3, 2011, OPINION, Dr Dvir Abramovich, Director of the Centre for Jewish History and Culture at The University of Melbourne and JCCV Executive member.

     

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  • Speech by Sheiny New, Jewish Taskforce Against Family Violence

    Speech by Sheiny New, Jewish Taskforce Against Family Violence

    07 July 2011

    Working Together to Break the Cycle of Shame - The Victoria Police & The Jewish Taskforce Against Family Violence

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  • Speech by John Searle at 2011 Victoria Police Jewish Community Reception

    Speech by John Searle at 2011 Victoria Police Jewish Community Reception

    07 July 2011

    Firstly, on behalf of the JCCV, I would like to welcome everyone here this evening. I particularly welcome Acting Chief Commissioner Ken Lay, Superintendent Inghard Ehrenberg, Reverend Broughton, Sam Affra President of the ECCV, Sheiny New from...

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  • Speech by J Searle at 2011 Yom Ha'atzmaut Cocktail Reception

    Speech by J Searle at 2011 Yom Ha'atzmaut Cocktail Reception

    01 June 2011

    Welcome and Shalom.  I won’t repeat the names already read by Sam but on behalf of the JCCV I also welcome everyone. It’s heart-warming to see so many of our friends here from such a diverse range of backgrounds, all here to celebrate the...

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  • Microscope on the Welfare Organisations

    Microscope on the Welfare Organisations

    17 May 2011

    Jewish Community in Action puts the Microscope on the Welfare Organisations

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  • About the Contributor

    About the Contributor

    16 May 2011

    Joshua Cole, 28, is an American journalist in Australia for the year with the Work and Holiday Visa. He is looking to meet people in the Jewish community and possibly find journalism or communications work.

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  • Report Identity Motivated Crime

    Report Identity Motivated Crime

    16 May 2011

    Victoria Police and the Jewish community have established a new system to ensure police respond effectively to antisemitic incidents.

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  • People with Disabilities Speak up

    People with Disabilities Speak up

    16 May 2011

    Putting in ramps and lifts – people with disabilities need more than this to feel welcomed and included in synagogues and at other religious gatherings, according to the recently released report “To belong, I need to be missed” from the...

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  • Jewish-Catholic Friendship Dinner 2011

    Jewish-Catholic Friendship Dinner 2011

    15 May 2011

    Good evening ladies and Gentleman. On behalf of the JCCV, I would like to welcome you all here to Beth Weizmann, our community center. It is particularly wonderful to see Rev Dr John Dupuche (Chair, Catholic Interfaith Committee), Fr Christopher...

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  • Yom Hashoa Commemoration Evening - Speech by John Searle

    Yom Hashoa Commemoration Evening - Speech by John Searle

    01 May 2011

    Every year we come together to commemorate Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Memorial Day. We have been doing this as a community for over 60 years. All around the world, Jewish communities will come together, heads bowed and trying to make some sense of the holocaust, of the killing...

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  • Address by John Searle. President, JCCV at Helen Shardey Farewell Tribute

    Address by John Searle. President, JCCV at Helen Shardey Farewell Tribute

    20 February 2011

    Presidents and members of many communal organisations, David Southwick, member for Caulfield, distinguished guests and of course Helen Shardey and her family members – welcome.

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  • Janek Kostanski Obituary

    Janek Kostanski Obituary

    18 February 2011

    Heroic saviour of the Warsaw Ghetto

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  • Parents and Alcohol, Educating our Youth

    Parents and Alcohol, Educating our Youth

    16 February 2011

    Firm and supportive parenting is the best answer to decreasing alcohol abuse issues affecting Victoria’s Jewish youth.  This is the message that came across loud and clear at the JCCV public forum on 16 November...

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  • JCCV Recognition Awards 2010

    JCCV Recognition Awards 2010

    16 February 2011

    In 2006 the JCCV launched its Community Recognition Awards to recognise and honour those members of our community who have tirelessly given of themselves to our community.

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  • JCCV, GLBT and Halacha, together We Can Move Forward

    JCCV, GLBT and Halacha, together We Can Move Forward

    16 February 2011

    The ground breaking work being undertaken by the Gay, Lesbian Bisexual and Transgender (GLBT) Sexual Reference Group, convened by the JCCV, was recently endorsed by Rabbi Chaim Rapoport,...

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  • Is Interfaith Work Worth the Effort

    Is Interfaith Work Worth the Effort

    16 February 2011

    One of the many roles for the Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) is to foster strong relationships with the various Melbourne faith based communities. Indeed, six of the twelve objectives outlined in our constitution hinge upon the JCCV...

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  • Dr Helen Szoke addresses JCCV AGM

    Dr Helen Szoke addresses JCCV AGM

    26 November 2010

    Dr Helen Szoke, Commissioner, Victoria Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission address the 73rd Annual General Meeting of the JCCV

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  • JCCV presents Chanukah in the City - Wed 8 December, 2010 from 5:00pm - 10:30pm at Federation Square

    JCCV presents Chanukah in the City - Wed 8 December, 2010 from 5:00pm - 10:30pm at Federation Square

    25 November 2010

    Join us at Frederation Square on Wednesday 8 December, 2010 from 5:00pm - 10:30pm for our exciting Chanukah in the City event. There will be live performances including special guest artist Renee Geyer, Kosher food and drink and family entertainment.

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  • Where are all the Women Leaders?

    Where are all the Women Leaders?

    28 October 2010

    Article published in the Australian Jewish News on female leadership in the community

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  • Jewish Care supporting our Community

    Jewish Care supporting our Community

    14 October 2010

    October 2010 includes Mental Health Week and Read More

  • JCCV & EECV working towards Victoria's Next Cultural Diversity Model

    JCCV & EECV working towards Victoria's Next Cultural Diversity Model

    14 October 2010

    Together with other Victorian Jewish organisations, the JCCV took an active role in the recent annual conference of the Ethnic Communities Council of Victoria (ECCV).

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  • Governance at the heart of organisational effectiveness

    Governance at the heart of organisational effectiveness

    14 October 2010

    Good governance is central to the operations of an effective organisation to ensure better delivery of organisational services, financial accountability, stability and security, and an organisation that is open and responsive to membership.

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  • JCCV Adamant - Youth and Alcohol Do Not Mix

    JCCV Adamant - Youth and Alcohol Do Not Mix

    14 October 2010

    Jewish youth as young as eleven and twelve are drinking alcohol in excessive amounts, Jewish teenage binge drinking appears to be rising and young Jewish females are drinking alcohol at a rate equal to the general teenage community.

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  • RCV Says NO to Domestic Violence

    RCV Says NO to Domestic Violence

    13 October 2010

    The Rabbinical Council of Victoria (RCV) is actively involved with the Jewish Taskforce Against Family Violence in developing programs to tackle violence against women in the community.

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  • JCCV Launches Interfaith Guidelines

    JCCV Launches Interfaith Guidelines

    27 July 2010

    JCCV President, John Searle's speech to Guests at the Launch of the JCCV Interfaith Guidelines

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  • Speech at Yom Hashoah Cemetery Service

    Speech at Yom Hashoah Cemetery Service

    19 April 2010

    JCCV President John Searle's speech to attendees of the Yom Hashoah Cemetery Service.

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  • Response to Michael King

    Response to Michael King

    04 January 2010

    Letter to The Age

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  • JCCV Mentioned in My Career

    JCCV Mentioned in My Career

    09 December 2009

    My Career article in The Age

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  • Immigration Policy Debate

    Immigration Policy Debate

    30 October 2009

    Debate on the Immigration Policy

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  • Underage Alcohol Abuse

    Underage Alcohol Abuse

    02 October 2009

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  • Op-Ed by John Searle

    Op-Ed by John Searle

    20 March 2009

    Op-Ed on Khatami

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  • Brumby Snubs Iran Leader

    19 March 2009

    The premier, John Brumby will not meet Khatami.

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  • JCCV Opposes Anglican Diocese's Hosting of Khatami

    18 March 2009

    Jewish fury at visit by Iran leader.

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  • Taskforce on Teenage Drinking

    06 March 2009

    Taskforce shines spotlight on teenage drinking.

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  • Jewish Museum of Australia Journal February 2009

    12 February 2009

    William Cooper - Aboriginal activist

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  • Attacks on city's Jews Escalating

    08 January 2009

    Anti-Semitic abuses linked to Gaza.

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  • Aboriginal Act of Humanity

    06 January 2009

    Act of humanity by William Cooper

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  • A Light Unto The Nations

    30 November 2008

    Aboriginal campaigner took up a faraway fight for the oppressed.

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  • Koori Event

    08 November 2008

    Aboriginal campaigner took up a faraway fight for the oppressed.

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  • JCCV Under Attack

    29 August 2008

    Attacking the JCCV is misinformed

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  • Respect The JCCV

    15 August 2008

    Patrons call on the JCCV to be given respect.

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  • A Victorian Jewish Communal Appeal

    15 August 2008

    A letter to the editor.

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  • Memorial Gates Restored

    08 August 2008

    Restoring the gates to the past.

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  • Holocaust Education Policy

    25 July 2008

    JCCV launches Holocaust education policy.

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  • Interfaith Conversations

    25 July 2008

    Interfaith meeting sets aside differences.

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  • On The Right Track

    04 July 2008

    Block responds: JCCV on the right track

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  • Letters To The Editor

    04 July 2008

    Some clarifications.

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  • Speaking Among Friends

    20 June 2008

    The Jewish community enjoys a great relationship with Victoria Police, but the beauty of the friendship is that it allows for some plain speaking from time to time.

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  • Board of Patrons for JCCV

    17 May 2008

    JCCV announced new board of patrons.

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  • Historical Revisionism

    17 May 2008

    Letter to the editor from The Australian Jewish News.

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  • Remembering the Shoah

    09 May 2008

    Melbourne remembers the Shoah.

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  • Letters To The Editor

    09 May 2008

    Lesson not yet learned & fitting tribute.

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  • Swift Action Must Be Taken on Sexual Abuse

    04 April 2008

    JCCV: Swift action must be taken on sexual abuse.

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  • Police Relent, Unit Established

    21 March 2008

    New unit established.

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  • Concern Over Hate Crimes

    29 February 2008

    Concern continues over Melbourne hate crimes.

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  • Security Subsidy Imminent

    08 February 2008

    Green light imminent for security subsidy

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  • Praise For Volunteers

    16 November 2007

    JCCV 2007 recognition awards.

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