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SEPTEMBER 2017:

- “Make Friends Across Religions” World’s Most Prominent Religious Leaders Make Historical Joint Appeal to Everyone. Article
- Rabbi Abraham Skorka: The Relevance of Tradition and Change for Interreligious Dialogue: A Jewish Perspective. Article
- Philip A. Cunningham: Some brief remarks on the overall direction of Christian-Jewish relations and the mission of the ICCJ. Article
- Nike Snijders: The Seelisberg Legacy and Education. Article
- Anette Adelmann: Commemorating the Seelisberg Conference 1947. Article
- A Statement from Christian Ethicists Without Borders on White Supremacy and Racism. Statement signed by over 780 concerned Christian ethicists and theologians. Report
- Murray Watson: ICCJ 2017 Conference in Bonn, Germany. Report
- Anette Adelmann: The ICCJ welcomes a new President and a new Executive Board. Report

JUNE 2017:

- Peter Colwell: The Return of the Wandering Jew: The State of Israel as a Theological Challenge for Jewish-Christian Relations. Article
- Sigmar Gabriel: Responsibility of Religions for Peace. Article
- Pope Francis: The future depends on the encounter of religions and cultures. Statement
- JCR: Using the power of religions to foster peace. Report
- JCR: Statements by CCJ and BOD on the attack in Manchester. Report
- Ron Kronish: Not In God’s Name. Book review

Articles | Observations & Experiences

“Make Friends Across Religions”

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I – Grand Mufti Shawki Allam – Pope Francis – H.H. the Dalai Lama – Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks – Ayatollah Sayyid Fadhel Al-Milani – Bhai Sahib Mohinder Singh – Mata Amritanandamayi (Amma) – Archbishop Justin Welby – Sri Sri Ravi Shankar – Archbishop Antje Jackelén – Ayatollah Sayyid Hassan Al-Qazwini – Rabbi Abraham Skorka – Ven. Khandro Rinpoche | 02.09.2017

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 * The most prominent leaders of the world’s major religions released a joint appeal today calling on the people of the world to unify and make friends across religions. ... [more]

Articles | Observations & Experiences

Some brief remarks on the overall direction of Christian-Jewish relations and the mission of the ICCJ

Philip A. Cunningham | 01.09.2017

Farewell address of ICCJ's outgoing President during the closing dinner of the 2017 annual conference of the International Council of Christians and Jews (ICCJ), Bonn, Germany, July 5, 2017. ... [more]

Articles | Observations & Experiences (161)

Responsibility of Religions for Peace

Sigmar Gabriel | 01.06.2017

Opening Statement by Germany's Federal Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel at the Conference on the "Responsibility of Religions for Peace", May 22, 2017. … [more]




Articles | Fundamentals & Introductions (118)

The Relevance of Tradition and Change for Interreligious Dialogue: A Jewish Perspective

Rabbi Abraham Skorka | 01.09.2017

Address given during the opening event of ICCJ's annual conference, Bonn, Germany, July 2, 2017.[more]

The Seelisberg Legacy and Education

Nike Snijders | 01.09.2017

This year marks the 70th anniversary of the Seelisberg Emergency Conference on Antisemitism. In 1947, much of the initial framework for international interreligious dialogue between Christians and Jews was established. … [more]

Commemorating the Seelisberg Conference 1947

Anette Adelmann; ICCJ General Secretary | 01.09.2017

Seventy years ago today ICCJ's founding conference ended in Seelisberg with groundbreaking results still applicable in our times. … [more]




Articles | Scholarly Contributions (155)

The Return of the Wandering Jew: The State of Israel as a Theological Challenge for Jewish-Christian Relations

Peter Colwell* | 01.06.2017

Subsequent the third contribution of a series of articles (for part one see here, and part two here) that features a dozen Christian and Jewish theologians reflecting on the state of Jewish-Christian relations today and whether there exists a “special relationship” between the two religious traditions. The articles were first published in CURRENT DIALOGUE No. 58, 2016, edited by the World Council of Churches and are republished with kind permission.
JCR … [more]

Judaism as Sui Generis for Christians and Part of the Wider Dialogue

Patrick Morrow* | 01.05.2017

Subsequent the second contribution of a series of articles (for part one see here) that features a dozen Christian and Jewish theologians reflecting on the state of Jewish-Christian relations today and whether there exists a “special relationship” between the two religious traditions. The articles were first published in CURRENT DIALOGUE No. 58, 2016, edited by the World Council of Churches and are republished with kind permission.
JCR … [more]

Is there a Special Relationship between Christianity and Judaism?

Alon Goshen-Gottstein | 02.04.2017

During the next couple of months JCR presents a series of articles that features a dozen Christian and Jewish theologians reflecting on the state of Jewish-Christian relations today and whether there exists a “special relationship” between the two religious traditions. The articles were first published in CURRENT DIALOGUE No. 58, 2016, edited by the World Council of Churches and are republished with kind permission.
JCR … [more]

Articles | Observations & Experiences

Jews from Here

The site "Jews from Here" presents the journey of hundred individuals of Jewish origin who have, in one way or another, contributed to Quebec society by their professional dedication, artistic creativity or social commitment. ... [more]