About The Event
The Abraham Conference plays an important role in bringing Jews, Christians and Muslims together to discuss contemporary issues of concern for the members of the three religions and for the wider society.
The theme of this year’s Abraham Conference is “Interfaith on the Frontlines”. In the style of TEDx Talks, Jewish, Christian and Muslim frontline workers will share their stories of hardship and hope in uncertain times.
- The Jewish speaker, Ranata Ieremias, manages family support, mental health and youth services at Jewish Care.
- The Christian speaker, Dr Dan Fleming, is Group Manager – Ethics and Formation for St Vincent’s Health Australia.
- The Muslim speaker, Haroon Kasim, is a medical hospitalist who provides effective and coordinated care across specialist disciplines for patients with chronic and complex disease.
- The MC for 2020 is Rachael Kohn, renowned author, broadcaster, producer, and former presenter of ABC Radio National’s program Religion & Spirituality.
Conference partners – Affinity Intercultural Foundation; the Columban Centre for Christian-Muslim Relations; the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies; the Uniting Church in Australia, Synod of NSW & ACT; AMUST; the Diocese of Parramatta; the NSW Ecumenical Council; the Australian Egyptian Forum Council; and the Indian Crescent Society of Australia – invite you to join in a stimulating and thought-provoking afternoon of interfaith dialogue and friendship.
This year’s Abraham Conference will be livestreamed FREE via Zoom, thanks to the production team at Plus61JMedia, from 2.00-3.30pm on Sunday 15 November.
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