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JULY/AUGUST 2016:

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JUNE 2016:

- Mordechay Lewy: From IV Lateran Council to II Vatican Council – 800 Years of Catholic Attitudes towards Judaism. Article
- Ron Kronish: Introducing Jewish Students to Christians and Christianity in Jerusalem. Article
- JCR: Young Leadership Council (YLC) 2016 Conference: Religious Identity in a Multifaith Society. Report
- Board of Deputies of British Jews: London Mayor Sadiq Khan signs historic pledge to fight antisemitism. Report
- JCR: FPartnering with Religious Leaders of the Middle East in Advancing the Protection of Minorities in Muslim Majority States. Report
- JCR:Passover Seder in Radom. Report

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

Articles | Scholarly Contributions

From IV Lateran Council to II Vatican Council – 800 Years of Catholic Attitudes towards Judaism

Mordechay Lewy | 02.06.2016

Speech delivered on 9th of November 2015 at the Pontifical Lateran University, Rome by , ... [more]

Articles | Observations & Experiences

Introducing Jewish Students to Christians and Christianity in Jerusalem

Ron Kronish | 02.06.2016

Why don’t most Jews who come to visit or study in Israel meet local Christians or Muslims or visit their holy sites or educational institutions when they are here? Why do they persist in seeing only “Jewish “ Israel, and ignore so much more that Israel has to offer in its cultural and religious landscape? ... [more]

Articles | Observations & Experiences (150)

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]




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 (149)

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]

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 | Scholarly Contributions

The Perniciousness of Islamophobia: An American Perspective

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]