On Sunday 11 July 2021 the B'nai B'rith Human Rights Oration took place, in conjunction with the JCCV.
Thank you to Dr Lois Peeler for your beautiful Acknowledgment of Country, Mark Leibler AC, event Patron who introduced the wonderful Prof Marcia Langton AO who spoke to the Uluru Statement from the Heart and its importance in action. The evening's proceedings can be viewed below.
We wish to thank the Hosts and donors for your support. In particular to Vivienne Fried, Dr Helen Gardner and Dr Paul Gardner AM, Mrs Janice Huppert, B'nai B'rith Victoria Raoul Wallenberg Unit, B'nai B'rith Victoria Unit Akiba, B'nai B'rith Victoria Melbourne Mitzvah Lodge, the generous Sponsors of Sunday’s event.
The surplus proceeds from the event will be distributed to support the Worawa Aboriginal College, whose Principal Dr Lois Peeler delivered the beautiful Acknowledgement of Country, Stand Up's work in its development of First Nations Partnerships and the continued work of B'nai B'rith in this most important of Human Rights initiatives.
Many of you have asked for a copy of the words spoken by Dr Paul Gardner AM on the night. Please find below The Jewish Community’s Response from the Heart, authored by Dr Gardner and endorsed by B’nai B’rith Victoria and the Jewish Community Council of Victoria - JCCV.
Should you wish to make a further contribution to the projects above, you can do so via this link. Donations via this mechanism are NOT tax deductible, but should you wish to make a tax deductable donation, please contact Ellana Aarons on firstname.lastname@example.org
Join the B'nai B’rith Environment Group (BBEG), BB Unit Gesher-Rabin and the Jewish Ecological Coalition (JECO) as we once again call on our community to help
CLEAN UP AUSTRALIA:
Join other community-minded people and catch up with friends in this COVID-safe activity.
Where: Caulfield Park & Surrounding Roads
Meeting point: Corner Inkerman Rd and Park Crescent
When: Sunday 7th March from 10am – 12noon
What to bring (if you have them): Gloves, tongs, mask, drink bottle, hat, sunscreen, friends, and a willingness to join in for this great cause!
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We’d love to see you there being a part of this very important community activity.
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