2021 Annual General Meeting
Sunday, 27 February 2022
Rabbi Kim Ettlinger M.H.L., M.J.E.
Temple David, Perth
Challenges facing Religious Denominations
in the next decade
Rabbi Kim Ettlinger making her interactive presentation
Born in Johannesburg, South Africa, in 1988 Rabbi Ettlinger moved with her family to Perth, WA, where she was an active member of Temple David. In 2005 Rabbi Ettlinger was ordained at Hebrew Union College (HUC), where she earned two Master of Arts Degrees, in Jewish Education and in Hebrew Letters. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Politics, Philosophy, and Sociology from Murdoch University.
Rabbi Ettlinger first worked at Peninsula Temple Sholom in San Francisco, before returning to Australia in 2010 to Melbourne to Temple Beth Israel. Rabbi Ettlinger is delighted to return to Perth to her home congregation of Temple David along with her two-year-old daughter Noa. Rabbi Ettlinger is passionate about liturgy, education, and keeping Judaism relevant.
Historical drama from writer/director Fred Cavaye, based on Jean-Philippe Daguerre’s multi Moliere Award-winning play.
Farewell Mr Haffmann
Sunday, 24 April 2022
Occupied Paris, 1941: All members of the Jewish community are instructed to come forward and identify themselves to authorities. Dedicated jeweller Joseph Haffman (Daniel Auteuil), fearing the worst, arranges for his family to flee the city and offers his employe Francois Mercier (Gilles Lellouche) the chance to take over his store until the conflict subsides. But his own attempts to escape are thwarted, and Haffmann is forced to seek his assistant’s protection. It’s a risky proposition for both men, and Mercier’s wife Blanche (Sara Giraudeau) is sceptical. As the couple move into the Haffman home, the agreement turns into a Faustian bargain – one that will forever change the fate of all…
Teaching the Scripture Teachers:
Education of Clergy for Jewish-Christian Relations
Tuesday, 30 August 2022
Educators from three Christian denominations will share their approaches to mission and biblical interpretation with respect to Jews and Judaism.
The Rev Dr Raewynne Whiteley BA(Hons), BTh, BMin, MA, PhD
Warden, Wollaston Theological College
Rev Dr David J Cohen BEd, BDiv(Hons), MA(Th), PhD
Director of Research & Lecturer in Hebrew Bible & Language, Morling College, Australian College of Theology (Baptist)
Click here to read Dr Cohen’s presentation.
Mr Joseph Tedesco BSc, BA(Phil & Th), MATS, MA(Th)
Lecturer in Theology & Scripture Studies, University of Notre Dame
Presenter at Centre of Faith Enrichment, Archdiocese of Perth
L to R: The Rev Bruce Hyde, Dr Judith Schneider and The Very Rev Chris Chataway
Interfaith Worship with the Winthrop Singers
Thursday, 15 September 2022
St Andrews Church, 259 Barker Road, Subiaco
Evening worship featuring sacred choral works – including some from the Jewish tradition – sung by the Winthrop Singers, accompanied by Holly Broadbent.
Night of Broken Glass
Sunday, 6 November 2022
Operations Manager, Holocaust Institute of WA
‘Es Brent – It’s Burning’ – Terror in the House of Prayer
Perth Hebrew Congregation, 28 Freedman Road
(cnr Plantation Street), Menora