ICCJ Conference 2015 in Rome - Registration opened!

Anette Adelmann | 01.03.2015

The ICCJ is excited to announce that online registration for this year’s annual conference in Rome has been officially opened on 27th February, 2015. … [more]

ICCJ Board Meets in Vienna: Discussions Centre on Antisemitism and Islamophobia in Europe

Anette Adelmann | 01.03.2015

VIENNA – From Sunday, 25th January to Thursday, 29th January 2015, the Executive Board of the International Council of Christians and Jews met in Vienna. The Board’s winter meeting coincided with the commemoration of the seventieth anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp, and focussed this year on an in-depth discussion of the state of Antisemitism and Islamophobia across Europe today. … [more]

ICCJ President's Greetings for 2015

Philip A. Cunningham | 01.02.2015

Dear Members of the ICCJ Family, Our Member Organizations and Friends, and Everyone Who Works to Build Understanding and Solidarity between Jews and Christians and among all religions, … [more]

The First Ever Hindi Play on the Holocaust

JCR | 01.02.2015

As an intern of the Society for Social Regeneration & Equity (SSRE), Rajat Prajapati, a final year student of BTech+MBA dual degree programme, staged a play set in the backdrop of the Holocaust, written and directed by him, at his institution, Gautam Buddha University, on 15th January, 2015, under the auspices of the SSRE’s Holocaust Education Project. … [more]

Peace and Friendship

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops | 01.02.2015

Report on the consultation of the National Council of Synagogues and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, New York, December 1, 2014. … [more]

Dalai Lama and Karen Armstrong to Keynote 2015 Parliament of the World’s Religions

TIO News | 01.01.2015

His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Dr. Karen Armstrong will be keynoters at the Parliament of the Worlds Religions, to be held October 15-19, 2015 in Salt Lake City. The theme of the Parliament is “Reclaiming the Heart of Our Humanity: Working Together for a World of Compassion, Peace, Justice, and Sustainability.” … [more]

8th Rabbi Brandt Lecture

Eva Schulz-Jander | 01.12.2014

ICCJ’s German member organization, Deutscher Koordinierungsrat (DKR), held its 8th Rabbi Brandt Lecture this year in Munich on the 10th of November. … [more]

European rabbis call for law targeting anti-Semitic hate speech

World Jewish Congress | 01.11.2014

28 October 2014. European rabbis have called on governments throughout the continent to pass laws targeting hate speech against Jews. … [more]

Denmark mulls religious circumcision ban

World Jewish Congress | 01.11.2014

22 October 2014. A poll showing 74 percent support for banning male circumcision comes as parliament prepares for a new round of political discussion on religious circumcision of boys. … [more]

Polish City Marks First Rabbinical Ordination since World War II

JCR | 01.10.2014

On September 2, in the city’s first rabbinic ordination since before World War II, four rabbis and three cantors were ordained at a ceremony in the White Stork synagogue in Wroclaw, Poland. … [more]