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MAY 2016:

- Michael P. Maier: The Covenant that was Never Cancelled. Historical facts and Prophetic Visions. Article
- Achim Buckenmaier: Not Just Any Child, but That Special Child. Dogmatic Notes on the Church’s Path after Nostra aetate. Article
- Ron Kronish: New Ways to Commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day in Israel. Article
- JCR: The 23rd International Catholic-Jewish Liaison Committee Meeting. Report
- JCR: FAITHS IN TUNE presents the 5th London Interfaith Music. Report
- Birgit Meurer: Colourful Finale of the Martin-Buber-Jubilee in Heppenheim. Report

APRIL 2016:

- Gregory Rutecki: Chagall’s Jesus crucified: Art Admonishing Christianity. Report
- Reuven Firestone: The Perniciousness of Islamophobia: An American Perspective . Article
- Philip A. Cunningham: Reflections for Easter. Article
- Anette Adelmann: 2016 ICCJ Annual Conference in Philadelphia. Report
- JCR: 2015 School of Dialogue Gala in Poland. Report
- JCR: Dead Sea Scrolls move into the digital generation. Report
- Michael Kok: The Jewish Reception of the Apostle Paul. Book review

MARCH 2016:

- Philip Cunningham and Adam Gregerman: The Future of the Relationship: Hopes and Expectations. Article
- Ron Kronish: 50 Years of the Jewish-Christian Dialogue - The Way Forward. Article
- Evangelical Church in Germany (EKD): Martin Luther and the Jews. A necessary reminder on the occasion of the Reformation anniversary. Statement
- Deborah Weissman: ICCJ Mourns Death of its Honorary President Victor Goldbloom. Report
- Board of Deputies of British Jews: First ever Teaching Judaism conference held in London. Report
- JCR: Building an Interfaith Community- Summer Course 2016. Report
- Rachel S. Harris: Adloyada: Drunk on the History of Yishuv Purim Celebrations. Book review

Articles | Scholarly Contributions

The Covenant that was Never Cancelled. Historical facts and Prophetic Visions

Michael P. Maier | 01.05.2016

Lecture presented at the conference “From the Fourth Lateran Council in 1215 to Nostra Aetate in 1965”, November 9, 2015, Pontifical Lateran University in Rome. ... [more]

Articles | Scholarly Contributions

Not Just Any Child, but That Special Child.

Achim Buckenmaier* | 01.05.2016

Lecture presented at the conference “From the Fourth Lateran Council in 1215 to Nostra Aetate in 1965”, November 9, 2015, Pontifical Lateran University in Rome. ... [more]

Articles | Observations & Experiences (149)

New Ways to Commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day in Israel

Ron Kronish | 01.05.2016

Recently, one of my friends sent me an email, saying that his daughter just returned from a high school study tour to Poland and was shocked by the overly nationalistic messages that were propagated during that trip. … [more]

Reflections for Easter

Philip A. Cunningham | 01.04.2016

Dear Members of the ICCJ Family, The year 2016 presents the somewhat unusual situation of almost a month interposing itself between the Christian celebration of Pascha/Easter (in the West on March 27) and the Jewish commemoration of Pesach (April 22). … [more]

50 Years of the Jewish-Christian Dialogue -- The Way Forward

Ron Kronish | 02.03.2016

At recent conferences in Toronto, Canada (sponsored by several local groups), and in Utrecht, the Netherlands, (sponsored by the Catholic Council for Church and Judaism) I was asked to offer a response to 50 years of "The Dialogue" since Nostra Aetate, not the response of the Jewish community but just my response, as a rabbi, Jewish educator and activist who has been involved in dialogue and action for the past quarter century. … [more]




Articles | Fundamentals & Introductions (110)

Chagall’s Jesus crucified: Art Admonishing Christianity

Gregory Rutecki | 01.04.2016

“What does the cross of Jesus Christ mean at (Auschwitz)? What does it mean to Jews? If Auschwitz has become a Sacred center of Jewish identity, what does the cross there imply about the relations of Jews and Christians? (James Carroll) … [more]

The Future of Interreligious Dialogue in Israel

Ron Kronish | 02.02.2016

What does the future for interreligious dialogue look like in Israel? At a time when stabbings on the street have become almost a daily occurrence and tension is high, can Jews, Muslims and Christians -- all citizens of the state of Israel -- envision a better future for the followers of their religion in this country? How we bring the reality closer to the ideal? In which areas, and with which target groups, should we focus? … [more]

Updating Nostra Aetate today

Markus Himmelbauer | 02.11.2015

I am very happy to have the opportunity to join this discussion among such reputable speakers at this podium. Naturally this topic is especially close to my heart as being the Catholic in this setting and the responsibility for my words bears down on me. … [more]




Articles | Scholarly Contributions (148)

The Perniciousness of Islamophobia: An American Perspective

Reuven Firestone | 01.04.2016

Most thoughtful people recognize that the world is a complicated place. And most also understand that serious and stubborn problems are complex and not easy to solve. One of the most frightening and stubborn problems we face today is the terrible violence and suffering that we observe in the Middle East and North Africa, and which is being exported increasingly to many other parts of the world. … [more]

Articles | Scholarly Contributions

The Future of the Relationship: Hopes and Expectations

Summary report of a dialogical plenary at ICCJ's annual conference in July 2015 in Rome/Italy. ... [more]