Jeremy Lawrence

Acclaimed for international experience in community development, interfaith dialogue and government liaison, Jeremy Lawrence is an engaging facilitator, interviewer and host. 

Jeremy's background in law has seen these skills used for mediation and dispute resolution.


With 25 years as a senior congregational rabbi, Jeremy Lawrence has a proven reputation as a captivating public speaker, broadcaster and educator within and beyond the Jewish community.


We behold God in our worship.  
We praise God in our dialogue.  
We showcase God in our living.

Founder, Auckland Interfaith Forum
Jewish Vice President, CCJ Auckland & Sydney
Graduate, Windsor Senior Faith Leadership Programme
Presenter, Global Foundation Roundtable in Rome
Faith Leader, Australian National Dialogue of Christians, Jews & Moslems
Leader, NSW Sharelife Faith initiative on Organ Donation
Delivered Jewish welcome to Pope Benedict, Sydney 
Jewish address at Sydney St Mary's Cathedral 10th Anniversary of 9/11
Presenter, Kaiciid Forum, Vienna
Parliament of World Religions, Melbourne
Leader in Scriptural Reasoning, Greenfield Festival and online

Dispute Resolution

Finding solutions; looking to uphold your dignity.

Jeremy is an accredited Mediator under the UK Society of Mediators.  


He has a degree in Jurisprudence from Oxford University, trained in arbitration in Sydney and presented to the Law Faculty in the University of Wollongong.  


Jeremy was instrumental in the establishment of the Jewish Arbitration and Mediation Service (JAMS) in Sydney, providing alternative dispute resolution under the aegis of the Sydney Beth Din.


His seminar on Jewish and Civil Law is the basis of a chapter in a book published by Routlege. His address to the Sydney Law Service 2010 was published in the Australian Law Journal.


You are only leading, if someone else is following. 

Ahead of the pack is not the head of the pack.

Jeremy has worked with representative Jewish organisations in the UK, New Zealand & Australia advising on community concerns such as anti-semitism and shechita.


He played a significant role in engaging Australian faith communities and opening up avenues for religious organ donation.


He has championed sustainable development goals and ethical benchmarking of enterprise at The Global Foundation International Roundtables in Rome.