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ICCJ 2018 Budapest Conference - Registration Open

Anette Adelmann; ICCJ General Secretary | 01.04.2018

It is our pleasure to announce that the online registration for our 2018 annual conference in Budapest is open. … [more]

ICCJ Consultation: Religious Fundamentalism

Nike Snijders; ICCJ Communications Officer | 01.04.2018

The nature of religious fundamentalism and its impact on interreligious dialogue was the theme when ICCJ's Executive Board met with experts and guests in Heppenheim at the End of January. Who defines what characterizes a fundamentalist? Can we, and should we engage in dialogue with fundamentalists? And if we decide to engage in dialogue with fundamentalists, what is our goal? … [more]

ICCJ 2018 Conference: Towards Reconciliation in a Broken World

ANETTE ADELMANN | 01.02.2018

Preparations for ICCJ's 2018 annual conference to be held in Budapest and Kecskemét/Hungary, June 24-27, are under way. The theme of this year's conference is "Towards Reconciliation in a Broken World: Jewish and Christian Contributions to Responsible Citizenship" … [more]

Biblical studies and contemporary anti-Semitism

Lisa Palmieri-Billig* | 01.02.2018

Ever since 1970, January 17 has been observed as the annual “Day for deepening and developing the dialogue between Catholics and Jews” (approfondimento e sviluppo del dialogo tra cattolici ed ebrei). On this day, Catholic Churches and institutions all over Italy organize encounters with Jewish representatives. … [more]

Jewish-Catholic Celebration of Hannukah inside Vatican Walls

Lisa Palmieri-Billig* | 02.01.2018

Vatican offices have received some extraordinary guests this past week. … [more]

Remains of a 1,500 year old monastery and church uncovered in Beit Shemesh

JCR | 01.01.2018

20 Dec 2017 - Over 1,000 teenagers participated in the archaeological excavations, and helped reveal the impressive colored mosaic floors and imported marble artifacts found onsite. … [more]

Liturgical and Homiletic Material for Christians on Holocaust Memorial Day

JCR | 01.12.2017

Material launched by the Council of Christians and Jews (CCJ) and the Churches Together in Britain and Ireland (CTBI). … [more]

Supreme Court President Lady Hale launches Board of Deputies Family Life and Customs booklet

Board of Deputies | 01.12.2017

November 29, 2017 - President of the Supreme Court Lady Hale last night spoke at the launch of the Board of Deputies’ booklet, Jewish Family Life and Customs: a Practical Guide. … [more]

Amos Oz received Mount Zion Award 2017

JCR | 01.11.2017

On Sunday, October 29, 2017, Israeli writer Amos Oz received the 2017 Mount Zion Award in the Dormition Abbey in Jerusalem. … [more]

Orthodox Judaism and the Catholic Church, celebrating a new milestone in Catholic-Jewish relations

Lisa Palmieri-Billig* | 01.10.2017

The top representatives of the world’s three main bodies of Orthodox Judaism from Europe, Israel and the U.S., presented Pope Francis with a memorable document entitled “Between Jerusalem and Rome”. … [more]