Statement Regarding the Current Escalation of the Middle East Conflict

German Coordinating Council of Societies for Christian-Jewish Cooperation | 13.04.2002

Faced with the increasingly intensifying conflict in the Middle East, we say to the general public as well as the political and social leaders of our country: our solidarity is with the State of Israel as the Jewish national home; at the same time we understand the right of the Palestinian people to their own state. … [more]

Centre for Jewish-Christian Relations, Cambridge, England


The Centre is pleased to announce bursaries (scholarships) for study in Jewish-Christian Relations. … [more]

U.S. Scholars Group on Jewish-Christian Relations Affiliates with Boston College


The Christians Scholars Group, an organization of twenty-two U.S. scholars whose work deals with biblical, theological, historical, and contemporary aspects of Christian-Jewish relations, is affiliating with the Center for Christian-Jewish Learning at Boston College. … [more]

New Jewish Museum to be Built in Warsaw


The Polish prime minister, Leszek Miller, announced the creation of a Jewish Museum in Warsaw … [more]

European Religious Leaders Meeting in Paris  


A two-day meeting was held in Paris on 28-29 January, 2002, to review the progress in Catholic-Jewish relations since the Second Vatican Council. … [more]

Antisemitic Incidents in Moscow


The Union of Councils for Jews in the Former Soviet Union protested the dissemination of anti-Semitic materials in Moscow, Russia. … [more]

British Christians make amends for 700-year-old wrong


In an act of repentance and reconciliation, Christians in Derby, England, have presented a gift of £3000 ($4300) to the local Jewish community as an equivalent for the sum paid by the burgesses of Derby in the year 1260 for a royal charter that specifically excluded Jews from ever living in the town … [more]

New Vatican Document on the Importance of the Jewish Scriptures for the Church


The Pontifical Biblical Commission has published a 200-page study entitled The Jewish People and Their Sacred Scriptures in the Christian Bible [more]

Pope Calls for Interreligious Day of Prayer for Peace


Pope John Paul II has invited representatives of the world's religions to join in a Day of Prayer for Peace at Assisi, Italy, on January 24, 2002. … [more]

Australian Repentance Service at Anniversary of Night of Broken Glass


Christians assembled to confess their sorrow for the two thousand years of persecution of Jews. … [more]