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01 May 2015

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JCCV Yom Hashoa Commemoration
In a very moving and meaningful ceremony at the Robert Blackwood Hall at Monash University, the annual Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) Yom Hashoah Commemoration was held in on April 16 before a packed auditorium.
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Parliamentarians Get Immersed in Jewish Melbourne
Fifteen Victorian Members of Parliament have participated in the Jewish Community Council of Victoria’s (JCCV’s) 2015 Politicians’ Jewish Immersion Day on March 29th, visiting Jewish Care, the Jewish Museum of Australia, St Kilda Hebrew Congregation, the Jewish Holocaust Centre and the Beth Weizmann Community Centre. Read More

Jewish Community Supports the Victims
As the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse hears testimony from members of the Jewish community, the Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) reiterates its support for victims of child sexual abuse and their families, and welcomes the opportunity provided by the Royal Commission for them to tell their stories. Read More

RCV Launches Child Protection Project In Shules - 17 March 2015
The Rabbinical Council of Victoria Inc (RCV) has just launched its Child Protection Policy Program in Shules in partnership with Australian Childhood Foundation. This vital project will prioritise the rights of children to protection from abuse by employees and volunteers in member shules across the state. Working closely with the Australian Childhood Foundation, each participating shule will formulate an effective child protection policy and system to cover all of its programs and activities. Read More

Jewish Care's Mental Health Promotion Postcard Campaign - 25 March 2015
The community is abuzz with activity as we prepare to commemorate the freedom of the Jewish people from slavery in Egypt. This year, alongside Pesach, Jewish Care has turned its focus to freedom from another kind of enslavement – mental illness.
The Australian Bureau of Statistics estimates that in any one year, around 1 in 5 people are affected by a diagnosable mental illness. This translates to approximately 10,000 Jewish Victorians, many of whom will sadly not contact a health professional for help. Read More

Victorian Jewish & Muslim Communities Reinforcing Harmony
On the 23rd of March the Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) and the Islamic Council of Victoria (ICV) celebrated Harmony Day by co-hosting a Jewish – Muslim Friendship Dinner.  It was a wonderful celebration of multiculturalism and social inclusion... Read More

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