Gesher 2021 “Hope: Beyond Wishing”: Contents Preview

By Editor, David Schütz

Gesher 2021 “Hope: Beyond Wishing”: Contents Preview

Editing of the 2021 edition of Gesher is well under way. Following the catastrophic events of 2020, which continue to impact us in 2021, the theme for this year’s Gesher is “Hope: Beyond Wishing.” Amid calamities of public health, economies, nature, climate and personal lives, the editorial team believes that our faith traditions have rich resources offering and sustaining real hope in these difficult times.

In this edition, we are proud to be including contributions from authors including:

  • Dr Cath Connelly
  • Rabbi Jacqueline Ninio
  • Barney Zwartz
  • Rabbi Andrew Saffer
  • Rev'd Dr Merryl Blair OAM
  • Dr Matthew Tan
  • Rev’d Dr Colleen O’Reilly AM
  • Harold Zwier
  • Rev'd Newton Daddow
  • Dr Cullen Joyce
  • Madeleine Buchner OAM
  • Matti Borowski
  • Dr Elissa Roper
  • Dr Philip Bliss OAM
  • Alex Kats

In addition we will include poetry and artwork by local and international Christians and Jews, messages from our Patron the Governor of Victoria and from our Presidents, and scripture commentary from Robert Alter’s translation of the bible.

Below we offer you some “tasters” from the contributions we have received so far…

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