Interfaith Pioneer Rabbi Mordecai Waxman dies


Rabbi Mordecai Waxman, former president of the Synagogue Council of America and a pioneer in Christian-Jewish relations, died at his home in Great Neck, New York, on August 10, 2002. … [more]

American Baptists Issue Reply to "Dabru Emet"


The Committee on Christian Unity of the American Baptist Churches U.S.A. has issued a response to "Dabru Emet: A Jewish Statement on Christians and Christianity" … [more]

Jerusalem Website Offers Aids for Torah Study by Christians


The Bat Kol Institute, an international ecumenical association devoted to fostering study of Torah and Jewish spirituality by Christians, has established a website offering weekly guidance for study of the Parashat HaShavuah, the 'Torah Portion' that covers the Pentateuch over the course of a year. … [more]

Jewish History in Warsaw Presented on New Web Site


The city of Warsaw, Poland, has established a web site presenting the history of the Jewish community in Warsaw by means of a depiction of 54 locations of Jewish significance where buildings or parts of buildings survive. … [more]

Archbishop of Canterbury Commends Interfaith Relations


The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. George Carey, has spoken of the importance of dialogue and the promotion of understanding in interfaith relations. … [more]

Council of Centers on Jewish-Christian Relations Formed


A coordinating council of 24 centers and institutes devoted to mutual understanding and cooperation between Christians and Jews has been formed in the U.S.A. … [more]

Group of Jewish, Palestinian, Islamic and Christian Communities Issues Statement Conflict Leads to Collaboration


Ongoing Middle Eastern conflict has led to representatives from the Jewish, Palestinian, Islamic and Christian communities working together to promote respect and harmony among all New Zealanders - regardless of faith. A Joint statement. … [more]

Institute for Jewish-Christian Understanding Calls for "Shared Compassion" in Middle East


The board of directors of the Institute for Jewish-Christian Understanding, Allentown, Pennsylvania, adopted the following statement on May 9, 2002 … [more]

French Bishops Condemn Antisemitic Attacks


In recent days, attacks have been committed against several synagogues in France, in Lyon, Marseille, and Strasbourg. … [more]

International Council of Christians and Jews (ICCJ) Meets in Latvia


The International Council of Christians and Jews, the umbrella organisation of 37 national member organisations in 32 countries for the first time held its annual conference and general meeting in Riga, Latvia from 26 - 30 May 2002 … [more]