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Joint Statement on the Occasion of the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Holocaust

Catholic Bishops and the Ecumenical Council of Churches in Hunga | 09.11.1994

November 1994. … [more]

Christian-Jewish Dialogue Beyond Canberra

Central Committee of the World Council of Churches | 31.08.1992

Adopted by the Central Committee of the World Council of Churches in August 1992 as a basis for the ongoing Christian-Jewish dialogue, and sent to member churches for study and action. … [more]

The Churches and the Jewish People: Toward a New Understanding

Consultation on the Church and the Jewish People (CCJP) | 05.11.1988

The Consultation on the Church and the Jewish People (CCJP) (composed of Christians from the member-churches of the World Council of Churches who are engaged in promoting Jewish-Christian dialogue) issued the statement at the conclusion of its meeting in Sigtuna, Sweden, 31 October - 4 November 1988. … [more]

The Middle East, the Israeli-Plastinian Conflict, Lebanon, Jerusalem

Sixth Assembly of the World Council of Churches | 11.08.1983

The Assembly, held at Vancouver from 24 July to 10 August 1983, passed a more extensive 'Statement on the Middle East', including the topics 'the Israeli-Palestinian conflict', Lebanon', and 'Jerusalem”. … [more]

Ecumenical Considerations on Jewish-Christian Dialogue

World Council of Churches | 16.07.1982

In 1975 the Consultation on the Church and the Jewish People (CCJP) voted to begin the process that has borne fruit in these Ecumenical Considerations on Jewish-Christian Dialogue. The first step was to request preparatory papers from the various regions with experience in Jewish-Christian dialogue. … [more]

The Middle East and Jerusalem

Fifth Assembly of the World Council of Churches | 11.12.1975

The Assembly, held at Nairobi from 23 November to 10 December 1975, adopted two statements: 'The Middle East' and 'Jerusalem'. … [more]

Statement on the Middle East

Fourth Assembly of the World Council of Churches | 21.07.1968

The Assembly, held at Uppsala from 4 to 20 July 1968, one year after the Six-Day War, passed a "Statement on the Middle East". … [more]

The Church and the Jewish people

Commission on Faith and Order of the World Council of Churches | 10.08.1967

At its meeting held at Bristol (UK), 29 July to 9 August 1967, the Commission on Faith and Order accepted the report of the Committee on the Church and the Jewish People and commended it for further theological study. … [more]

A Resolution on Antisemitism

Third Assembly of the World Council of Churches | 06.12.1961

Reacting to fresh incidents of antisemitism in Germany and elsewhere the Assembly, held from 19 November to 5 December 1961 in New Delhi, passed a resolution on antisemitism. … [more]

A Statement by 24 Delegates to the Second Assembly of the WCC

Second Assembly of the World Council of Churches | 01.09.1954

The Assembly, held at Evanston from 15 to 31 August 1954, rejected to include a passage on the hope of Israel in its statement on 'Christ our Hope'. As a reaction to that decision a number of delegates issued a separate statement on the hope of Israel. … [more]