Events 2023

2022 Annual General Meeting
Sunday 26 February 2023

Reverend Dr Joseph Parkinson

Bioethics in the Contemporary Environment

Mary Lockett Hall, Queenslea Drive, Claremont (adjacent to Christ Church)

The Winthrop Singers at St Andrew's Church, Subiaco
Thursday 11 May 2023

Venue: St Andrew’s Church, 259 Barker Road, Subiaco

The choir singing Salamone Rossi’s setting of Psalm 100

Guests were invited to an evening of shared worship featuring:
The Winthrop Singers

The worship was led by the Reverend Peter Manuel, Rector, Anglican Parish of Subiaco.

The liturgy for the occasion acknowledged the continuity between Jewish and Christian worship and was sensitively chosen to ensure its appropriateness for those of either faith.

Following the service, guests were invited for refreshments and to enjoy a ‘Fireside Chat’ with Guest of Honour, Mrs Susy Thomas, Moderator of the Uniting Church Synod of WA (pictured below).

Mrs Susy Thomas responding to a question from Rabbi David Freilich

Seminar: What Jews wish Christians understood...
Tuesday 22 August 2023

Three Jewish educators share their approach to texts from the Hebrew scriptures that are interpreted differently in Christian traditions.

Dr Judith Schneider, BTh, PhD UNDA
(Genesis 3)

Rabbi Daniel Lieberman MSc, PgDip (Couns)
Perth Hebrew Congregation
(Isaiah 7)

Rabbi Kim Ettlinger M.H.L., M.J.E.
Temple David, Perth

Seminar Q&A Session

MC Trevor Creewel, CCJWA
Speaker: Rabbi Daniel Lieberman
Speaker: Dr Judith Schneider
Speaker: Rabbi Kim Ettlinger

Seminar: Antisemitism in Catholic Theology
post-Nostra Aetate?

Due to unforeseen circumstances,
this event has been cancelled.

Guest Speaker
Professior Matthew Ogilvie
School of Philosophy & Theology,
University of Notre Dame Australia;
Chair, Friends of Israel Western Australia

Matthew Ogilvie, PhD (USyd) is a Professor in the School of Philosophy and Theology at the University of Notre Dame Australia. He has also served at University of Dallas, Boston College and a number of Australian institutions. He has broad interests in theology and religion, which include religious extremism and terrorism, and science and religion. In 2008 Professor Ogilvie was made an academic fellow of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD), which enabled him to travel to Israel to study counter-terrorism. In July 2023, Prof. Ogilvie was elected Chair of Friends of Israel, WA. In his “spare time” he is a Krav Maga instructor and a venomous snake catcher. He is also active in politics especially in policy development.

Commemoration of Kristallnacht
'Night of Broken Glass'
85th Anniversary
Sunday 12 November 2023 at 2.30 pm

The Council’s Patron,
His Excellency the Honourable Chris Dawson AC APM,
Governor of Western Australia,
and Mrs Darrilyn Dawson,
will be in attendance.

Guest Speaker
Mrs Judith Arkwright,
Honorary Life Member, CCJWA

Inferno – The Night of Broken Glass

Sylvia and Harry Hoffman Hall, Carmel Primary School, Woodrow Avenue, Yokine