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Message of hope: Sydney's Rabbi Jeremy Lawrence.

Message of hope: Sydney’s Rabbi Jeremy Lawrence.

As Christian priests deliver their Easter messages to their congregations this weekend, religious and community leaders of other faiths have been taking the opportunity to deliver messages of their own.

In 2013, interfaith activities have been focusing on talking about the similarities, rather than the differences, in some of the world’s major religions, and the need to respect each other even if there are fundamentally different viewpoints.

Catholics from the Archdiocese of Sydney joined Muslims, Greek Orthodox, Buddhists and Sikhs at a Passover dinner organised by the Jewish Board of Deputies outreach program at the University of NSW to promote better understanding about the Jewish festival. (more…)