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Milestones in Modern Catholic-Jewish Relations

Compiled by Sr. Lucy Thorson, NDS and Murray Watson | 01.12.2014

Beginning in the wake of the Second World War and the Shoah (Holocaust), Christians around the world have been engaged in a dramatic re-thinking of their relationship to Judaism and the Jewish people. The result has been a wonderful flourishing of dialogue and interfaith activity between these two ancient faith traditions, on the local, national and international levels. … [more]

Leaders in the Modern Jewish-Christian Relationship: Jules Marx Isaac (1877-1963)

Scarboro Missions | 02.11.2014

Born in Rennes (Aix-en-Provence), France, Jules Isaac grew up in a largely assimilated Jewish family, and pursued a career as a professional historian and academic. In France, he is perhaps best remembered as the co-author of the series of history textbooks (called “Malet—Isaac”) that was used for decades in French schools. … [more]

The Fiftieth Day

Chaim Noll | 02.06.2014

Jewish and Christian aspects of Pentecost … [more]

The Challenges of Christian Ecumenism in Israel and Palestine

Paul Parker | 01.05.2014

The following article by Paul Parker about the diversity and vitality of Christians in Palestine and Israel was written for and published in "Sightings", an online journal of the Martin Marty Center for the Advanced Study of Religion at the University of Chicago Divinity School. For further reference please see the editorial remarks down at the end of page. (JCR)[more]

Victims and Sacrifices *

Markus Himmelbauer | 01.01.2014

Alongside Jews and the Sinti and Roma people, the National Socialist regime of violence brought suffering to many others. The persecution of Christians, however, cannot be considered in any sense ‘alongside’ the Shoah. … [more]

Why anti-Zionism is inherently anti-Semitic

Eylon Aslan-Levy | 01.01.2014

Anti-Zionism is an inherently anti-Semitic doctrine. In calling for the fall of the Jewish state, anti-Zionists are engaged in a racist endeavour. Jews should feel no hesitation whatsoever in calling out those who challenge Israel’s right to exist as anti-Semites, with all the attendant implications. … [more]

Male Circumcision in Contradiction to Human Rights?

Friedhelm Pieper | 01.12.2013

Workshop paper, given at the ICCJ Conference, Aix-en-Provence, Tuesday, July 2, 2013. … [more]

Adventures in Dialogue. The Jerusalem Rainbow Group

Adventures in Dialogue. The Jerusalem Rainbow Group

Peter E. Janssen | 01.09.2013

Impressions of 45 years of Jewish-Christian Dialogue. Exclusively on JCR: Preface by Rabbi Raphael Jospe and full chapter 2, "An Example of Dialogue" … [more]

Christians and Christianity in the Jewish State

Amnon Ramon * | 02.06.2013

The relationship between Judaism and Christianity is unique, with Jews and Christians having a mutual affinity not seen in other religions. Christianity emerged during the 1st century CE from within the Jewish world and,– like Judaism,– sanctifies the Hebrew Bible, regarding it as the firs part of the Holy Scriptures. Among other consequences, this shared foundation has resulted in a perception of the land of Israel as the Holy Land and of Jerusalem as a holy city and thus a major pilgrimage destination. … [more]

Dialogue Decalogue

Leonard Swidler | 01.05.2013

These principles of dialogue were formulated by Professor Leonard Swidler of Temple University. The text is printed in the Journal of Ecumenical Studies 20:1 (1984). … [more]