The Liturgical Music Catastrophe and its Consequences for Jews and Christians

Goldman, David

Back in the 1980s, Josef Cardinal Ratzinger campaigned against rock music as an instrument of Satan. For the Vatican to embrace not only rock music but some of the most grotesque rock musicians [at a concert hosted by Pope John Paul II on May 1, 2000] represents quite a turnaround.' … [more]

Judaism Meets Christianity for the First Time - Again

Greenberg, Irving

Rabbi Irving Greenberg (New York) discusses the significance of Dabru Emet: A Jewish Statement on Christians and Christianity, which he hails as 'a historical pioneering gesture.' … [more]

Festivals of the Christian Calendar

Gribben, Robert

The Christian part of a two-part contribution. … [more]

Overview of Catholic-Jewish Relations in Latin America: 1968 to the End of the Century

Klenicki, Leon

Is there a future for the interfaith relationship and especially the Catholic-Jewish relationship in Latin America? If the pioneering and current efforts dealing with both theological and political matters are continued in a systematic manner, the response is 'yes'. … [more]

Sicut Judaeis' and beyond - The Popes and the Jewish People

Levy, David J.

Thank God, Jews no longer need Papal protection. But was Pope John Paul II’s statement on October 31,1997, nevertheless, simply another in the long history of ineffective Papal statements? … [more]

Response to the Statement of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada

Levy, David J.

The document is a milestone in Canadian Christian-Jewish relations. The question has now become: Where do Jews and Lutheran Christians go from here? … [more]

Should Christians celebrate the Seder?

Marmur, Dow

...sharing in each other's festive times, rather than imitating them, is a way of forging close bonds. … [more]

Recognising Our Brothers and Sisters

Palmieri-Billig, Lisa

Much has been achieved between Catholics and Jews but Lisa Palmieri-Billig of the Anti-Defamation League finds there are still issues where they have to 'agree to disagree'. … [more]

Developments in the liturgy of Holy Week

Pawlikowski, John

After our celebration of Holy Week, do we feel a new sense of linkage to Judaism and the Jewish people, or have classical attitudes been once more reaffirmed? … [more]

Some Perspectives on the Current Situation In Israel and the Palestinian Authority

Pawlikowski, John T.

A personal statement by Rev. John T. Pawlikowski, OSM, Ph.D., who is Professor of Social Ethics at the Cardinal Bernardin Center, Catholic Theological Union, Chicago, and Vice President of the International Council of Christians & Jews. … [more]