About us

Welcome to the Wellington Abrahamic Council of Jews, Christians and Muslims, formerly the Wellington Council of Christians and Jews. Our council brings together our Abrahamic religious communities in a common effort to overcome the evils of prejudice, intolerance and discrimination between people of different religions and ethnicity. We are affiliated to the International Council of Christians and Jews.

Current members are:

Jewish

  • Dave Moskovitz (Co-chair)
  • Martin Halliday
  • Yitzchak Mizrahi
  • Marilyn Garson

Christian

  • Ron Bennett (Co-chair)
  • Jenny Chalmers
  • Harold Hill
  • Nick Polaschek

Muslim

  • Sultan Eusoff (Co-chair)
  • Tahir Nawaz
  • Kerem Celiskan

We are a registered charity (CC36895).  From our Constitution,

2.1 The aim of the Council is to foster understanding, friendship and trust between the Abrahamic faiths of Judaism, Christianity and Islam.

2.2 The aim of the Council will be achieved by:

(a) Enabling Jews, Christians and Muslims in the wider community to understand their common heritage and appreciate one another’s distinctive beliefs and practices.
(b) Promoting a more just and tolerant society and combating all forms of discrimination.
(c) Working collectively for wider interfaith dialogue, and on projects supporting the Council’s aim.
(d) Discussing and where appropriate speaking out on issues of mutual concern.

2.3 The Council may undertake any other action which will assist in better achieving the aim.

You can download a PDF copy of the Constitution of the Wellington Abrahamic Council of Jews, Christians and Muslims.