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COVID-19 - Common Enemy of Humankind

ICCJ | 01.04.2020

13.03.2020 - The International Council of Christians and Jews (ICCJ) wishes to express its solidarity with all the people world-wide who have been affected by the COVID-19 coronavirus. The present outbreak and the response to it have confirmed our common humanity and our common desire to “choose life” (Deut. 30:19). Humankind has a common enemy in the virus and we are working together to contain it. … [more]

Dr. Moshe Kantor bestows Golden Vision award on Pope Francis

European Jewish Congress | 01.03.2020

(Rome, Friday, 14 February 2020) – In a private meeting with Pope Francis in the Vatican today, Dr. Moshe Kantor, President of the World Holocaust Forum Foundation and the European Jewish Congress, discussed focusing future World Holocaust Forums on the ethical and moral issues of the day, like rising extremism and manifestations of hatred, refugees, education and global inequality. … [more]

2020-2021 CARDINAL BEA CENTRE SCHOLARSHIPS

JCR | 01.03.2020

The Cardinal Bea Centre for Judaic Studies is pleased to announce scholarships for students who will register to the 2-year Postgraduate Degree Program in “Judaism and Christian-Jewish Relations” for the Academic Year 2020-2021. … [more]

Anti-Semitic Stereotypes Persist in America, Survey Shows

Anti-Defamation League (ADL) | 01.02.2020

New ADL poll found 19 percent of Americans think “Jews Still Talk Too Much” about the Holocaust; Belief in dual loyalty trope and “Jews killed Christ” myth remains disturbingly high … [more]

Director of the Passion Play in Oberammergau is honored for his work against anti-Semitism

Abraham Geiger College | 01.02.2020

Christian Stückl is awarded the Abraham Geiger Prize. Stückl renewed the Oberammergau Passion Play: away from Christian hatred of the Jews towards a balanced representation of inner-Jewish conflicts, the jury explained. … [more]

Launch of Encyclopedia of Jewish-Christian Relations (EJCR) Online Database

Abraham Geiger College | 01.02.2020

We are delighted to announce the launch of the Encyclopedia of Jewish-Christian Relations (EJCR) online database. … [more]

Abrahamic Faiths called to cooperate for peace

Lisa Palmieri-Billig* | 01.02.2020

24 Christian, Jewish, Muslim leaders gather in Rome. … [more]

Obituaries for Martin Stöhr

JCR | 02.01.2020

The ICCJ and the ecumenical movement mourn the death of Martin Stöhr. … [more]

ICCJ 2020 Conference: Stories We Live By

Anette Adelmann | 01.01.2020

Preparations for ICCJ's 2020 annual conference to be held in Bratislava/Slovakia, June 28 - July 1, are under way. The theme of the conference is "Stories We Live By: Relating to the Self and Other" … [more]

Statement of U.S. Bishops Chairman on Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs on Antisemitism

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops | 01.01.2020

December 13, 2019. WASHINGTON— Bishop Joseph C. Bambera of Scranton, and chairman of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Committee on Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs, issued the following statement: … [more]