Celebrating and Deepening the New Christian-Jewish Relationship

ICCJ | 01.09.2015

A Statement from the International Council of Christians and Jews on the Golden Jubilee of the Second Vatican Council Declaration, Nostra Aetate 2015 ICCJ Annual Conference in Rome … [more]

Joint Statement of the 22nd International Catholic-Jewish Liaison Committee Meeting


The 22nd meeting of the ILC took place in Madrid, Spain, from 13-16 October, 2013, hosted by the Spanish Bishops´ Conference and the Federation of Jewish Communities of Spain. … [more]

'As long as you believe in a living God, you must have hope'.

ICCJ | 02.06.2013

Reflections on the Role of Religious and Interreligious Groups in Promoting Reconciliation about and in the Troubled Middle East, Shavuot / Pentecost - 2013/5773 … [more]

Joint Declaration of the 21st International Catholic-Jewish Liaison Committee Meeting Paris


The 21st meeting of the International Catholic-Jewish Liaison Committee (ILC) was held in Paris, France from February 27 – March 2, 2011. … [more]

Statement on Rabbi H. Schachter's "Experimental Judaism: Playing with Fire"

CCJR Board of Directors | 01.10.2012

The Board of Directors of the Council of Centers on Jewish-Christian Relations (, an association of thirty-five academic centers and institutes in the United States and Canada devoted to enhancing understanding between Jews and Christians, objects to Rabbi Herschel Schachter's recent polemical claims and blatant inaccuracies, published in a d’var Torah for Parshat Re’eh on … [more]

German ban on circumcision?

German Coordinating Council | 02.07.2012

The German Coordinating Council for Jewish-Christian cooperation holds the judgment of the Cologne Regional Court, which assesses the circumcision of boys for religious reasons as physical injury, to be unconstitutional. … [more]

Mutual respect and advancing relations between Cyprus and Israel


Chief Rabbi Yona Metzger signed a historic declaration on December 6, 2011, in Nicosia, Cyprus, with Archbishop Chrysostomos, primate of the Church of Cyprus, in which both of them promised to deepen relations between the Church and the Jewish people. The declaration affirms the illegitimacy of the doctrine of collective Jewish guilt for the deicide of Jesus. It was the first time an Orthodox church has explicitly repudiated this doctrine, which was one of the most important factors in the development of religious anti-Semitism in Europe. The joint declaration reads as follows: … [more]

40 Years of Dialogue: Reflections and Future Perspectives

International Catholic-Jewish Committee | 01.04.2011

A joint declaration of the International Jewish Committee on Interreligious Consultations (IJCIC) and the Vatican's Commission for Religious Relations With the Jews. It was released at the end of its 21st meeting in Paris, March 2, 2011. … [more]

Joint Declaration of the 20th International Catholic-Jewish Liaison Committee Meeting


The 20th meeting of the International Catholic-Jewish Liaison Committee (ILC) of the Holy See's Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews and the International Jewish Committee on Interreligious Consultations (IJCIC) was held in Budapest Hungary, November 9-12, 2008. … [more]

Church and Jewish Leaders Resolve Concerns Over Baptisms

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Jewish leaders issued the following statement today: | 01.10.2010

Sep 01 2010 — Salt Lake City … [more]