New texts:


- Markus Himmelbauer: Updating Nostra Aetate today. Article
- Catholic Church in Australia: Nostra Aetate: Declaration on the Relation of the Church to Non-Christian Religions 50th Anniversary. Statement
- Vatican Information Service: Interreligious audience in St. Peter's Square on the 50th anniversary of the conciliar declaration “Nostra Aetate”. Report
- Eva Schulz-Jander: ICCJ Mourns the Passing of Pastor Armin Ihle. Report
- Robert E. Alvis: Modern Jewish Identity and the Catholic Other. Book review


- Ron Kronish: Why We Read from Isaiah on Yom Kippur. Article
- Rabbi Abraham Skorka: Nostra Aetate, past and future. Article
- Scarboro Missions: Leaders in the Modern Jewish-Christian Relationship: Bruno Hussar, OP (1911-1996). Article
- Saint Joseph's University: Pontiff Makes Historic Visit to Philadelphia‘s Jesuit University. Report
- World Union for Progressive Judaism: Mazal Tov! Four Rabbis Ordained and One Cantor Invested in Bielefeld, Germany. Report
- Adi Mahalel: Crossovers: The Hasidic Master and the Jewish Jesus. Book review


- ICCJ: Celebrating and Deepening the New Christian-Jewish Relationship. Statement
- Philip A. Cunningham, President of ICCJ: ICCJ's Address to Pope Francis. Article
- Pope Francis: Address to Members of the "International Council of Christians and Jews". Statement
- Scarboro Missions: Leaders in the Modern Jewish-Christian Relationship: Natân André Chouraqui (1917-2007) Article
- Franklin Sherman: The Mark of Cain: Guilt and Denial in the Post-War Lives of Nazi Perpetrators. Book review

Articles | Fundamentals & Introductions

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 | Observations & Experiences

Why We Read from Isaiah on Yom Kippur

Ron Kronish | 02.10.2015

In synagogues all over the world, we Jews will read a very important chapter from Isaiah in a few days, on the morning of Yom Kippur, on the purpose of fasting, which reminds us quite clearly that the goal of fasting is not just the ritual itself but "to lock the fetters of wickedness, and untie the cords of the yoke, to let the oppressed go free, to break off every yoke, to share your bread with the hungry, and to take the poor into your home, when you see the naked, to clothe him and not to ignore your own kin." (Isaiah 58; 6-7). ... [more]

Articles | Observations & Experiences (143)

ICCJ's Address to Pope Francis

Philip A. Cunningham, President of ICCJ | 01.09.2015

Your Holiness, Pope Francis, it is a great honor for me to present to you the 250 participants in the 2015 meeting of the International Council of Christians and Jews. … [more]

Burning of Churches in the Jewish State? Impossible!

Ron Kronish | 02.07.2015

Is it really happening? Are we actually witnessing the burning of churches and mosques on a regular basis in the Jewish state? Impossible! It can't be happening! … [more]

Articles | Fundamentals & Introductions (108)

Nostra Aetate, past and future

Rabbi Abraham Skorka | 01.10.2015

Lecture given at the opening session of ICCJ's annual conference 2015, June 28, Pontifical University Urbaniana, Rome. … [more]

Leaders in the Modern Jewish-Christian Relationship: Bruno Hussar, OP (1911-1996)

Scarboro Missions | 01.10.2015

An “oasis of peace”—for many religious Jews, Christians and Muslims, that is what they believe the Holy Land is meant to be, and what they hope and pray it will ultimately become some day. … [more]

Articles | Scholarly Contributions (143)

Anti-semitism: A wound to be healed

Cardinal Walter Kasper | 01.05.2015

Together with the faith of the Fathers and of the Torah, the Temple of Jerusalem - at least until Titus destroyed it in the year 70 - was the heart of Judaism, with the exception of certain groups such as the Essenes and the Samaritans. … [more]

Towards a Renewed Theology of Christianity's Bond with Judaism

John T. Pawlikowski, OSM | 01.04.2015

Presented to the Annual Conference of the International Council of Christians & Jews Buenos Aires, Argentina, August 2014* … [more]

Rabbi Jesus in the Gospel of John

Adele Reinhartz* | 01.03.2015

In November of 2009, Rabbi Shlomo Riskin, the Chief Rabbi of the city of Efrat in Israel, was severely criticized for referring to “Rabbi Jesus” in a filmed interview that was subsequently posted on YouTube.{1} In an attempt to calm the storm, Rabbi Riskin subsequently retracted the statement and explained himself as follows: … [more]

Articles | Fundamentals & Introductions

Leaders in the Modern Jewish-Christian Relationship: Natân André Chouraqui (1917-2007)

One of the principal architects of the modern Jewish-Christian friendship in the French-speaking world and in Israel, André Chouraqui is not as well known today as his many contributions and achievements would seem to warrant. ... [more]