Past Events 2018

2017 Annual General Meeting
25 February 2018

Guest Speaker
Chief Rabbi Daniel Lieberman, Perth Hebrew Congregation

Topic
Interfaith Past, Present and Future

Evening Worship and Fireside Chat,
St George's College Chapel
3 May 2018

The worship was  held in the Chapel and led by the  Revd Michael Wood, Chaplain,  St George’s College. 

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The liturgy for the occasion acknowledged the continuity between Jewish and Christian worship and appropriately chosen for its suitability for those of either faith. It featured sacred choral works  including some from the Jewish tradition – sung by the Winthrop Singers and directed by Dr Nicholas Bannan.  Following the service, the attendees dined with the resident students and then congregated for the fireside chat with guest speaker, The Most Revd Kay Goldsworthy AO, Anglican Archbishop of Perth.

Film: Fiddler on the Roof
10 June 2018

Fiddler on the Roof is a well known and much loved musical with music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, and book by Joseph Stein, set  in the Pale of Settlement of Imperial Russia in or around 1905.

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The story is about Tevye, the father of five daughters, and his attempts to maintain his Jewish religious and cultural traditions as outside influences encroach upon the family’s lives. He must cope both with the strong-willed actions of his three older daughters, who wish to marry for love – each one’s choice of a husband moves further away from the customs of their Jewish faith and heritage – and with the edict of the Tsar that evicts the Jews from their village.

Panel Discussion:
Why a Council of Christians and Jews?
31 July 2018

Presenters
Rabbi Daniel Lieberman
Chief Rabbi, Perth Hebrew Congregation

Dr Norm Hoffman
Past President, Perth Hebrew Congregation
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The Most Revd Dr Peter Carnley AC
former Anglican Primate of Australia

The Revd Gareth Gilbert-Hughes
Precentor, St George’s Cathedral, Perth

Kristallnacht Commemoration:
Night of Broken Glass
9 November 2018

Presenter
Rabbi Marcus Solomon S.C., Senior Rabbi Beit Midrash of WA, Senior Counsel, Quayside Chambers, Perth

Shula Laza reads excerpts by
Etty Hillesum, pictured with the Chair of CCJWA,
The Revd Marie Wilson