Biblical studies and contemporary anti-Semitism

Lisa Palmieri-Billig* | 31.01.2018

Ever since 1970, January 17 has been observed as the annual “Day for deepening and developing the dialogue between Catholics and Jews” (approfondimento e sviluppo del dialogo tra cattolici ed ebrei). On this day, Catholic Churches and institutions all over Italy organize encounters with Jewish representatives. … [more]

Jewish-Catholic Celebration of Hannukah inside Vatican Walls

Lisa Palmieri-Billig* | 01.01.2018

Vatican offices have received some extraordinary guests this past week. … [more]

Remains of a 1,500 year old monastery and church uncovered in Beit Shemesh

JCR | 31.12.2017

20 Dec 2017 - Over 1,000 teenagers participated in the archaeological excavations, and helped reveal the impressive colored mosaic floors and imported marble artifacts found onsite. … [more]

Liturgical and Homiletic Material for Christians on Holocaust Memorial Day

JCR | 30.11.2017

Material launched by the Council of Christians and Jews (CCJ) and the Churches Together in Britain and Ireland (CTBI). … [more]

Supreme Court President Lady Hale launches Board of Deputies Family Life and Customs booklet

Board of Deputies | 30.11.2017

November 29, 2017 - President of the Supreme Court Lady Hale last night spoke at the launch of the Board of Deputies’ booklet, Jewish Family Life and Customs: a Practical Guide. … [more]

Amos Oz received Mount Zion Award 2017

JCR | 31.10.2017

On Sunday, October 29, 2017, Israeli writer Amos Oz received the 2017 Mount Zion Award in the Dormition Abbey in Jerusalem. … [more]

Orthodox Judaism and the Catholic Church, celebrating a new milestone in Catholic-Jewish relations

Lisa Palmieri-Billig* | 30.09.2017

The top representatives of the world’s three main bodies of Orthodox Judaism from Europe, Israel and the U.S., presented Pope Francis with a memorable document entitled “Between Jerusalem and Rome”. … [more]

The European Muslim Jewish Leadership Council about Parliamentary elections in Germany, 24th September 2017

JCR | 30.09.2017

The European Muslim Jewish Leadership Council has closely observed the German parliamentary elections on the 24th of September. … [more]

A Statement from Christian Ethicists Without Borders on White Supremacy and Racism


The following statement was signed by over 780 concerned Christian ethicists and theologians. For a full and updated list of signatories, please see :click here. … [more]

Reforming, Rereading, Renewing: Martin Luther and 500 Years of Tradition and Reform in Judaism and Christianity

Murray Watson | 31.08.2017

A report by Dr Murray Watson, a conference participant from Canada and one of the more than 60 speakers and presenters at that conference in Bonn, Germany from July 2 to 5. … [more]