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Questions of identity

I had an interesting conversation at the wedding of a friend’s daughter recently. She was marrying a Jewish lawyer from Melbourne and the father of the groom was a lovely soul who was delighted to learn I had spent time on an Israeli kibbutz in my early twenties.

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Police officials look over the scene after a bombing at St. Sebastian Church in Negombo, Sri Lanka, April 21, 2019. At least 200 people were killed and hundreds more injured on Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka when attackers unleashed an apparently coordinated series of bombings that simultaneously targeted Christian churches and luxury hotels. (CNS photo/Reuters)
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Church leaders express shock at Sri Lanka attacks

South Australian Catholics have been urged to carry in their prayers members of the Sri Lankan community in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks which killed hundreds and wounded many more, including worshippers at Easter celebrations.

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Interfaith council mourns with France

The Australian Council of Christians and Jews has expressed its deepest sympathies to the people of France, and Christian believers everywhere, over the terrible spiritual loss the nation has sustained through the fire at the Cathedral of Notre Dame.

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Night of terror remembered

Christians and Jews of Adelaide stood together in solidarity against hatred and oppression on the anniversary of Kristallnacht or ‘night of broken glass’, a turning point in the Nazi's persecution of Jews as Germans rioted across the country on November 9, 1938, targeting Jewish homes and businesses.