Rabbi Gilad Kariv, executive director of the Israel Movement for Progressive Judaism, will be a featured speaker at Limmud Oz in Sydney in June. He will speak on Sunday 9 June at 10.45am on "A Jewish State - but how Jewish?" and at 1.15pm on "A Constitution for Israel"; on Monday 10 June at 1.15pm on "The Kotel - symbol of unity or division? ". He will also take part in the Chevruta Live session on Saturday 8 June at 8pm. All sessions will be held at The Shalom Institute. Click here to learn more and book.
The judge's reasoning in the Women of the Wall case leans on understanding Judaism as a pluralistic and inclusive religion.
The Omri Mor Trio will perform on Sunday 2 June, 7pm, as part of VJs Jazz Series at North Shore Temple Emanuel. The trio will also appear at Blue Beat Double Bay on 3 June and the Melbourne International Jazz Festival on 6 June, at the Bennetts Lane Jazz Club.
North Shore Temple Emanuel will host a conversation with David Gonski AC, business leader, philanthropist and author of The Gonski Report, on Thursday 23 May, 5-7pm. The event will provide a unique opportunity to hear from a community luminary how an educated country becomes a socially responsible one. To book your place, go to: www.beyondthebook.com.au.
Take a group of around 80 rabbis, cantors, singers, musicians and service leaders. Put them together for a weekend and what do you get? Beautiful music, of course! And that’s just what happened at the inaugural Hava Nashira Jewish Music Conference, held in April in Melbourne.