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JUNE 2018:

- Helene Egnell: Feminism as Meeting Point Article
- Ron Kronish: Rabbi Michael Melchior and his Religious Peace Initiative Article
- Daniel Rosenberg: Song of Songs. Book review

MAY 2018:

- David Neuhaus: Jerusalem: The Catholic Church and the Holy City. Article
- Jeremy Worthen: Not the Same, Not the Other in the Same Way as Any Other: Praying the Psalms and the Jewish-Christian Relationship. Article
- JCR: The Present and Future of Christian-Jewish Dialogue: Historical and Theological Perspectives. Report
- JCR: Kantor Center Annual Report on Antisemitism Worldwide 2017. Report
- JCR: KAICIID International Fellows Programme. Report
- Ron Kronish: A Life of Dialogue. Book review

APRIL 2018:

- Frederick M. Schweitzer: How I Became a Jewish Historian Article
- Ron Kronish: On This Passover We Ask: Are We Truly Free? Article
- Nike Snijders: ICCJ Consultation: Religious Fundamentalism. Report
- Anette Adelmann: ICCJ 2018 Budapest Conference - Registration Open. Report
- Pope Francis: To Participants in the International Conference on the Responsibility of States, Institutions and Individuals to Fight Anti-Semitic Hate Crimes. Statement
- Michael Miller: Confrontations between Spinoza and Levinas. Book review

Articles | Scholarly Contributions

Feminism as Meeting Point

Helene Egnell* | 01.06.2018

Feminism has indeed been a meeting point for Jewish and Christian women, even though their sisterhood has been as ambiguous as any sisterly relationship. From the beginnings of modern religious feminism, it has been a common project for Jews and Christians – but Christian feminist theology still has not always managed to avoid the pitfalls of classical Christian anti-Judaism. However, the joint efforts of Christian and Jewish feminists can revitalize and offer new perspectives to Jewish-Christian dialogue. ... [more]

Articles | Observations & Experiences

Rabbi Michael Melchior and his Religious Peace Initiative

Ron Kronish | 01.06.2018

Rabbi Michael Melchior is without doubt the leading interreligious peacebuilder in Israel. For many years now, he has been bringing religious leaders together from within Israel and the region, as well as internationally, and in recent years he has been witness to significant results and much positive progress. ... [more]

Articles | Observations & Experiences (168)

How I Became a Jewish Historian

Frederick M. Schweitzer[1] | 01.04.2018

I have toiled nearly a half century in the Lord’s vineyard of Christian/Catholic-Jewish relations. It has been a productive and satisfying life commitment, decisively inspired by the Second Vatican Council’s Nostra Aetate (“In our day”), the Church’s declaration on its relation to Judaism and other non-Christian religions. … [more]

To Build Trust by Learning about other Religions

Sharon Rosen* | 02.01.2018

It is my great pleasure to once again attend a Sant’Egidio meeting after many years of deep friendship with this magnificent community. And I am especially proud to be representing my organization, Search for Common Ground at this meeting as its first global director for religious engagement. … [more]




Articles | Fundamentals & Introductions (122)

On This Passover We Ask: Are We Truly Free?

Ron Kronish | 02.04.2018

One of the most famous passages of the Passover seder is called “Ha Lachma Anya — This is the bread of affliction.” It is sometimes referred to as the “invocation.” It is the moment when the leader of the seder welcomes all the guests at the seder, especially those who are in need, and invites them to celebrate Passover with everyone at the table. It is recited and sung in Aramaic, so unless one pays attention to the translation, one can miss the importance of the passage. … [more]

What Did the Faith Community Stand For? Doctrines and Deeds in Nazi Europe

USHMM | 01.01.2018

Examine how different faith communities, including Jehovah's Witnesses, Protestants, and Catholics, reacted in the face of the challenges then—and the questions the history poses today. … [more]

Economy and Social Justice

David Rosen* | 01.12.2017

Speech given at the International Meeting "PATHS OF PEACE: Religions and cultures in dialogue" (September 10th to 12th 2017) in the German cities of Münster and Osnabrück. … [more]




Articles | Scholarly Contributions (163)

Jerusalem: The Catholic Church and the Holy City

David Neuhaus* | 01.05.2018

Pope Francis spoke about Jerusalem at his general audience on December 6, 2017, just a few hours before US President Donald Trump affirmed that his government recognizes Jerusalem as “the capital of Israel”. Pope Francis said: … [more]

Not the Same, Not the Other in the Same Way as Any Other: Praying the Psalms and the Jewish-Christian Relationship

Jeremy Worthen* | 01.05.2018

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Articles | Scholarly Contributions

Making Sanctuary for the Divine: Exploring Melissa Raphael’s Holocaust Theology

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