The Annual Sr Shirley Sedawie Oration: The Council of the Christians and Jews (Vic) Inc

From October 18, 2020 16:00 until October 18, 2020 17:30

The Annual Sr Shirley Sedawie Oration: The Council of the Christians and Jews (Vic) Inc

The Council of Christians and Jews (Vic) Inc invites you to:

The Annual Sr Shirley Sedawie Oration

Date: Sunday 18 October 2020     Time: 4pm to 5:30pm
Location: Online

Guest speaker: Dr Debbie Weissman

After moving to Jerusalem in 1972, Dr Debbie Weissman taught Jewish education and women's studie at the Hebrew University, and was also the director of the Kerem Institute, a teacher training institute for Israeli high school teachers. Her PhD in Jewish Education is on the social history of Jewish women's education. She was president of the International Council of Christiand and Jews from 2008 to 2014, the first Jewish woman (and only the second woman at all) to have served in that position in well over 50 years. She is a long-time friend of the Sisters of Our Lardy of Sion and the author of Memoirs of a Hopeful Pessimist: A Life of Activism Through Dialogue (KTAV Publishing, 2017). 

The Oration will be delivered online live from Jerusalem. 


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