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New texts:

MAY 2017:

- Patrick Morrow: Judaism as Sui Generis for Christians and Part of the Wider Dialogue. Article
- Pierre Anctil: Jews from Here. Article
- JCR: President Rivlin receives Hebrew translation of Vatican documents. Report
- UNESCO: UNESCO publishes policy guide on education about the Holocaust and preventing genocide. Report
- JCR: 6th London Interfaith Music Festival at the British Museum. Report
- Federico Dal Bo: Mystical Resistance: Uncovering the Zohar's Conversations with Christianity. Book review

APRIL 2017:

- David Neuhaus: Who are the Christians in Israel today? Article
- Alon Goshen-Gottstein: Is there a Special Relationship between Christianity and Judaism? Part One. Article
- Lisa Palmieri-Billig: Italy’s Rabbis protest – controversy over title and program of Italian biblical association colloquium. Article
- Anette Adelmann: ICCJ 2017 Conference: Registration is open. Report
- JCR: "We need to face up to common challenges". Report
- JCR: German Chancellor Angela Merkel to receive United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's 2017 Elie Wiesel Award Report
- JCR: Interfaith Tu'Bishvat Celebration in Berlin. Report
- Nike Snijders: Memoirs of a Hopeful Pessimist: A Life of Activism Through Dialogue. Book review

Articles | Observations & Experiences

Jews from Here

Pierre Anctil | 01.05.2017

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]

Articles | Scholarly Contributions

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]

Articles | Observations & Experiences (158)

Italy’s Rabbis protest – controversy over title and program of Italian biblical association colloquium

Lisa Palmieri-Billig* | 01.04.2017

The original title and presentation of a colloquium organized by the Associazione Biblica Italiana (ABI - with membership of c. 800 Biblical scholars and professors, recognized by CEI - Italy’s Episcopal Conference) scheduled for September has caused indignant comments amongst the Italian rabbinate. … [more]

Traces of the Holocaust

Michael Ipgrave* | 01.02.2017

Lecture given at Lichfield Cathedral, 27.01.17 (Holocaust Memorial Day). … [more]




Articles | Fundamentals & Introductions (115)

Interreligious Dialogue As An Antidote To Radical Religious Violence

Ron Kronish | 01.01.2017

How can interreligious and intercultural dialogue be used positively to reverse the destruction created by radical extremist fundamentalist movements? … [more]

The Jewish-Christian Dialogue – its Universal Significance

Rabbi David Rosen | 01.11.2016

There is nothing comparable to the transformation of the Jewish-Christian relationship “in our times”. A people presented by the Church in the past as condemned, rejected by God, in league with the devil, is today viewed in the words of Saint John Paul II as the “dearly beloved elder brother of the Church of the Eternal Covenant” with whom the Church has a unique “intrinsic” relationship. … [more]

Leaders in the Modern Jewish-Christian Relationship: Cardinal Augustin Bea (1881-1968)

Scarboro Missions | 01.11.2016

At an age when many people have long since retired, Augustin Bea found himself thrust into the heart of some of the most controversial debates in modern Catholic history—and became one of the quiet heroes of modern Jewish-Catholic relations. … [more]




Articles | Scholarly Contributions (154)

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]

Who are the Christians in Israel today?

Fr. David Neuhaus | 01.04.2017

JERUSALEM – On Tuesday December 6, 2016, a conference entitled “Who are the Christians in Israel today?” was held and presided by Fr. David Neuhaus, Latin Patriarchal Vicar for Hebrew-speaking Catholics in Israel, at the Tantur Ecumenical Institute. Please find below his intervention.[more]

Articles | Scholarly Contributions

Towards the Ends of the Earth. Land in the Jewish-Christian Dialogue

The Fifth Annual John Paul II Lecture in Christian-Jewish Relations Center for Christian-Jewish Learning, Boston College, (30.10.2016)* ... [more]