The Williams Cooper Legacy: Council of Christians and Jews (Victoria)

From December 10, 2017 14:15 until December 10, 2017 15:45

The Williams Cooper Legacy: Council of Christians and Jews (Victoria)

The Council of Christians and Jews (Victoria) would like to invite you to:

The William Cooper Legacy

Date: Sunday 10 December 2017          Time: 2:45pm to 3:15pm
Location: The Jewish Holocaust Centre, 15 Selwyn St, Elsternwick, VIC 3185

Speakers: Avraham Schwarz, Michael Peace SC, Tim Watts MP

About the speakers: 

  • Avraham Schwarz will present an audio-visual summary of Uncle Boydie's delegation to London, Ypres, Beersheba and Berlin this past month honouring the 79th anniversary of his grandfather William Cooper's 6-12-1938 protest to the German Government on the very day the world commemorates the UN Declaration of Human Rights, 10th December.
  • Michael Pearce SC, Hon. Consul General of Germany, will speak on behalf of the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany who has provided him with a report on the William Cooper event.
  • Tim Watts MP, Labor Federal Member for Gellibrand, will talk on his quest to rename his constituency "Cooper". He will be making a statement to be recorded in Hansard, a request for the change of name on December 6th which is when William Cooper marched on the German Consulate, 79 years ago.

Please advise the CCJ office if you are attending | (03) 9429 5212 | email:

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