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
Rabbi Daniel Lieberman MSc, PgDip (Couns)
Perth Hebrew Congregation
Rabbi Kim Ettlinger M.H.L., M.J.E.
Temple David, Perth
Seminar Q&A Session
Seminar: Antisemitism in Catholic Theology
Due to unforeseen circumstances,
this event has been cancelled.
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'
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.
Mrs Judith Arkwright,
Honorary Life Member, CCJWA
Inferno – The Night of Broken Glass
Sylvia and Harry Hoffman Hall, Carmel Primary School, Woodrow Avenue, Yokine