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41st Christian Commemoration of the Shoah by the Christian Jewish Dialogue of Montreal

Jean Duhaime | 01.05.2020

MONTREAL, May 1, 2020. In spite of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Christian Jewish Dialogue of Montreal (CJDM) has invited Chritian communities of Canada to take part in the 41st Christian Commemoration of the Shoah on Sunday, April 26, 2020. But it did it in a special way. … [more]

ICCJ Consultation "Many Meanings of Mission"

Liliane Apotheker | 01.05.2020

The ICCJ Board convened in February 2020 in the ICCJ headquarters, the Martin-Buber-House in Heppenheim, for a two-day consultation on a provocative and essential theme: "The Many Meanings of Mission" - a report by ICCJ's First Vice President Liliane Apotheker.[more]

Religious leaders in Israel prayed together for salvation from the pandemic

JCR | 01.05.2020

In a unique move, religious leaders in Israel have taken a stand against the corona virus at the end of April. "Hundreds of thousands have died, millions have fallen ill. Save, we implore You, O Lord", Jewish, Christian, Muslim and Druze representatives prayed together in Jerusalem. The prayer, specially created for this occasion, was broadcast on the Internet due to the strict restrictions in the fight against Covid-19. … [more]

COVID-19 - Common Enemy of Humankind

ICCJ | 01.04.2020

13.03.2020 - The International Council of Christians and Jews (ICCJ) wishes to express its solidarity with all the people world-wide who have been affected by the COVID-19 coronavirus. The present outbreak and the response to it have confirmed our common humanity and our common desire to “choose life” (Deut. 30:19). Humankind has a common enemy in the virus and we are working together to contain it. … [more]

Dr. Moshe Kantor bestows Golden Vision award on Pope Francis

European Jewish Congress | 01.03.2020

(Rome, Friday, 14 February 2020) – In a private meeting with Pope Francis in the Vatican today, Dr. Moshe Kantor, President of the World Holocaust Forum Foundation and the European Jewish Congress, discussed focusing future World Holocaust Forums on the ethical and moral issues of the day, like rising extremism and manifestations of hatred, refugees, education and global inequality. … [more]

2020-2021 CARDINAL BEA CENTRE SCHOLARSHIPS

JCR | 01.03.2020

The Cardinal Bea Centre for Judaic Studies is pleased to announce scholarships for students who will register to the 2-year Postgraduate Degree Program in “Judaism and Christian-Jewish Relations” for the Academic Year 2020-2021. … [more]

Anti-Semitic Stereotypes Persist in America, Survey Shows

Anti-Defamation League (ADL) | 01.02.2020

New ADL poll found 19 percent of Americans think “Jews Still Talk Too Much” about the Holocaust; Belief in dual loyalty trope and “Jews killed Christ” myth remains disturbingly high … [more]

Director of the Passion Play in Oberammergau is honored for his work against anti-Semitism

Abraham Geiger College | 01.02.2020

Christian Stückl is awarded the Abraham Geiger Prize. Stückl renewed the Oberammergau Passion Play: away from Christian hatred of the Jews towards a balanced representation of inner-Jewish conflicts, the jury explained. … [more]

Launch of Encyclopedia of Jewish-Christian Relations (EJCR) Online Database

Abraham Geiger College | 01.02.2020

We are delighted to announce the launch of the Encyclopedia of Jewish-Christian Relations (EJCR) online database. … [more]

Abrahamic Faiths called to cooperate for peace

Lisa Palmieri-Billig* | 01.02.2020

24 Christian, Jewish, Muslim leaders gather in Rome. … [more]