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Plea to combat antisemitism

Religious and community leaders used the annual Remembrance of the Shoah service in St Francis Xavier’s Cathedral to raise concerns about increasing antisemitism while warning of the dangers of staying silent.

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Dr Ron Hoenig from the Australian Council of Christians and Jews after the annual Remembrance of the Shoah service, one of a number of interfaith initiatives in the Adelaide Archdiocese.

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.


Horror at San Diego synagogue attack

The Australian Council of Christians and Jews has expressed its horror at the murderous attack on worshippers at the Chabad at Poway Synagogue in San Diego over the weekend.


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.