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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

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

Articles | Scholarly Contributions

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.
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Articles | Observations & Experiences

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 | Observations & Experiences (159)

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]

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]




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 (155)

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 | Scholarly Contributions

Who are the Christians in Israel today?

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]