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Statement on Antisemitism

European Lutheran Commission on the Church and the Jewish People | 01.06.2004

We view with deep concern various expressions of animosity towards Jews in our countries. Jewish dialogue partners describe an increase in antisemitism, which has taken many forms: graffiti on synagogues and Jewish cemeteries, verbal abuse, telephone threats, and even physical violence. … [more]

Recommendations for the Liturgy

European Lutheran Commission on the Church and the Jewish People | 01.11.2003

At its annual meetings, 2001 - 2003 the European Lutheran Commission on the Church and the Jewish People (LEKKJ) studied a number of liturgical texts, and especially the prayers which have as their theme the relationship between the church and the Jewish people. This study revealed that obscurities, misunderstandings and anti-Jewish formulations both old and new continue to be perpetrated. … [more]

A Response to Dabru Emet

European Lutheran Commission on the Church and the Jewish People | 01.06.2003

LEKKJ welcomes the issuance of Dabru Emet: A Jewish Statement on Christians and Christianity. We see in this statement a confirmation of our own work of these past years. Dabru Emet is for us an encouragement and an incentive to continue this work. … [more]