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Abraham Conference 2021: Women Leaders in the Abrahamic Traditions


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We are pleased to announce that the Abraham Conference this year will be a free live stream event on Zoom from 2.30-4pm AEDT on Sunday, 10 October. The Abraham Conference brings together Jews, Christians and Muslims to discuss contemporary issues of concern to the three religions.

The theme of this year’s Abraham Conference is ‘Women Leaders in the Abrahamic Traditions: Role Models for Our Time’. Jewish, Christian and Muslim speakers will help conference attendees recover some of the lost traditions of inspiring women leaders, to highlight the contribution and the difference they made in their time, and their relevance for today.

  • The Jewish speaker, Jacquie Seemann Charak, is a co-founder and committee member of Or Chadash, a Modern Orthodox Synagogue, and the Sydney’s Women’s Tefila Group.
  • The Christian speaker, Sr Michele Connolly rsj, is a lecturer in Biblical Studies at the Catholic Institute of Sydney.
  • The Muslim speaker, Yamamah Agha, is General Manager of the Humanitarian Settlement Program at Settlement Services International.

The MC for 2021 is Jane Jeffes, producer and director of a range of documentaries and successful TV formats through her company, Firefly Productions, for the ABC, SBS, Al Jazeera, C4, RTE, Arte and ORF, among others. She is also the former executive producer of The Religion and Ethics Report on ABC Radio.

Conference attendees will be able to participate in a Q&A with the speakers during the online conference.

To receive the Zoom link, register for FREE at Humanitix:


Conference partners – Affinity Intercultural Foundation, Australian Egyptian Forum Council, Australasian Muslim Times (AMUST), Columban Centre for Christian-Muslim Relations, Diocese of Parramatta, Ecumenical Council of NSW, Indian Crescent Society of Australia (ICSOA), NSW Jewish Board of Deputies, and the Uniting Church in Australia, Synod of NSW & ACT – look forward to your participation in a stimulating and thought-provoking afternoon of interfaith dialogue and friendship.


Our Speakers

Jacquie Seemann Charak
Jane Jeffes
Sr Michele Connolly rsj
Yamamah Agha

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  • Cost Free
  • Event date
    October 10, 2021
  • Event time 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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