Jewish topics prove popular at Ecumenical Kirchentag in Berlin


Presentations on Jewish thought, history, and contemporary life attracted many participants at the Ecumenical Kirchentag, a conference of 200,000 Protestant and Catholic Christians that met in Berlin, Germany … [more]

UNESCO Prize for Peace Education awarded to Father Emil Shoufani


This year's UNESCO Prize for Peace Education has been awarded to Father Emil Shoufani, principal of St. Joseph’s College, Nazareth, for his ongoing efforts for reconciliation between Arabs and Jews. … [more]

ICCJ expresses profound appreciation for the Middle East "Road Map"


ICCJ letter to President George W. Bush, Ariel Sharon and Abu Mazen … [more]

Fifth Academic Meeting between Judaism and Orthodox Christianity in Thessaloniki, Greece


The Fifth Academic Meeting between Judaism and Orthodox Christianity on 'Faithfulness to Our Sources: Our Common Commitment to Peace and Justice,' took place May 27-29, 2003 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, (Thessaloniki-Perea). … [more]

Dr. Edward Kessler joins Editorial Team


Dr. Edward Kessler, director of the Centre for Jewish-Christian Relations, Cambridge, England, has joined the Editorial Team of … [more]

Religious leaders denounce killing of innocent civilians


At a special symposium which took place before a crowded audience at the King David Hotel in Jerusalem on May 14, 2003, religious leaders denounced the killing of innocent civilians – in Israel as well as in the Palestinian Authority – as a desecration of the name of God. … [more]

Cambridge degree program in Jewish-Christian Relations offers scholarships


The Centre for Jewish-Christian Relations in Cambridge, England, is offering scholarships for full-time MA studies for the academic year 2003-2004. … [more]

Video and discussion guide on "Jews and Christians Talking Together" available


A video and discussion guide designed to promote Christian-Jewish dialogue at the local level has been issued by Faith and Values Media, a coalition of U.S. Jewish and Christian faith groups concerned with religion and the media. … [more]

German Foreign Minister receives Buber-Rosenzweig Medal


German Foreign Minister Joschka Fischer has been awarded the Buber-Rosenzweig Medal by the German Coordinating Council of Societies for Christian-Jewish Cooperation (Deutscher Koordinierungsrat der Gesellschaften für Christlich-Jüdische Zusammenarbeit). … [more]

"Convocation for Remembrance and Hope" Held on September 11 in Jerusalem


On September 11, 2003, the Interreligious Coordinating Council in Israel (ICCI) hosted a "Convocation for Remembrance and Hope” at the Bible Lands Museum in Jerusalem in the presence of U.S. Ambassador to Israel Daniel Kurtzer and other distinguished diplomats and religious leaders. … [more]