Past Events 2020

2019 Annual General Meeting
Sunday, 9 February 2020

Amendments to Constitution
In accordance with subsection (6) of section 20 of the Associations Incorporation Act 2015 (WA), CCJWA members were notified that the Constitution amended 2009 was amended by the Executive Committee in May 2019 under section 200 of the Act (Constitution effective 26 June 2019). Amendments to the 2009 Constitution may be viewed here.

Following the Business Meeting, two guest speakers – students of Carmel School – presented on their 2019 study tour, Introducing: Shorashim – Year 10 trip to Israel.

Film Afternoon: Resistance
Sunday, 9 August 2020

Before he was the world-famous mime Marcel Marceau, he was Marcel Mangel, an aspiring Jewish actor who joined the French  Resistance  to save the lives of thousands of children orphaned at the hands of the Nazis.

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Jesse Eisenberg stars in this compelling drama about a group of unsung heroes who put themselves in harm’s way to rise above hatred and oppression during World Word II.

As a young man growing up in Nazi-occupied Europe, Marcel has no intention of getting involved in the war. His life is thrown into upheaval when he is recruited into the French Resistance, putting his acting skills to the ultimate test in teaching orphaned Jewish children how to survive in the horrifying reality of the Holocaust.

Based on the inspiring true story, RESISTANCE follows the revolutionary tale of a selfless act that would forever change countless lives.

Evening Worship with the Winthrop Singers
Thursday, 24 September 2020

Evening worship held at Christ Church, Claremont with the Winthrop Singers, directed by NIcholas Bannan with Revd Jacob Legarda presiding. Following the worship, a fireside chat was held with Nicholas Bannan.

Kristallnacht Commemoration:
Night of Broken Glass
Sunday, 8 November 2020

Guest Speaker
Emeritus Professor Max Kamien, University of Western Australia

Topic
Burning, Banning, Boycotting, Editing and Expurgating Books: The ever-present struggle for Freedom of Speech