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Parallel Traces: New EU-funded Jewish heritage project aims to promote awareness through digital art

JCR | 01.05.2019

A new, EU-funded Jewish heritage project, Parallel Traces: A New Lens on Jewish Heritage, aims to encourage awareness of urban Jewish heritage through digital art — photographs, audio and visual presentations, and the like. … [more]

Religious freedom advocates call on elected leaders to protect the ability to practice faith without fear

JCR | 01.05.2019

More than one hundred and forty religious liberty advocates from across the religious and political spectrum delivered a letter today to the White House and Congress asking elected leaders to ensure that individuals and communities are able to practice their religion without fear for their physical safety. … [more]

Leo Baeck Summer University 2019 - Jewish Berlin - Past and Present

JCR | 01.04.2019

We still have a few free places and scholarships to offer! The deadline for applications has been postponed to April 15, 2019! … [more]

The Church is not afraid of history

JCR | 01.04.2019

Pope Francis announces opening of the Vatican Archives for the Pontificate of Pius XII on March 2, 2020. … [more]

Plan Together – Experience Exchange!

JCR | 01.03.2019

Youth associations and youth education experts have been planning German-Israeli encounter programs for more than 60 years. Good practice is passed on, however, time and again questions on "Why?", "What?", "Who?", "Where?" and "How?"emerge in the process of planning the program which to answer is challenging not only for newcomers. A comprehensive answer to them has not been written anywhere – until now. … [more]

Pope Francis: Preface to "La Bibbia dell'Amicizia"

JCR | 01.02.2019

On Friday, January 18, 2019, the book, La Bibbia dell'Amicizia: Brani della Torah/Pentateuco commentati da ebrei e cristiani ("The Bible of Friendship: Passages of the Torah / Pentateuch commented upon by Jews and Christians"), edited by Marco Cassuto Morselli and Giulio Michelini, has been published in Italy. It is the result of a project supported by the Italian Episcopal Conference. … [more]

The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops and The Canadian Rabbinic Caucus hold biannual dialogue meeting in Ottawa

JCR | 30.11.2018

Ottawa – The national bilateral dialogue of the Canadian Rabbinic Caucus and the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops met for its biannual meeting 13-14 November 2018 at the Dominican University College in Ottawa. … [more]

Historical Declaration of Friendship Across Religions in the making

JCR | 01.11.2018

Wednesday September 26 th 2018, at The Peace Palace in The Hague, the Carnegie Foundation and the Elijah Interfaith Institute announced a new partnership between the two organization. The partnership revolves around a Declaration of friendship across religions, as follow up to Elijah’s Make Friends initiative and a series of global activities towards and as follow up to the declaration. … [more]

Serge and Beate Klarsfeld and the Syria Civil Defense to Each Receive 2019 Museum Elie Wiesel Award

JCR | 01.11.2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – During the 2019 Days of Remembrance, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum will confer its highest honor, the Elie Wiesel Award, to Serge and Beate Klarsfeld and the Syria Civil Defense, commonly known as The White Helmets. … [more]

Great Britain: CCJ Presidents reaffirm commitment to CCJ’s core mission

JCR | 01.11.2018

October 22nd, 2018 - At the closure of the Council of Christians and Jews’ (CCJ’s) 75th Anniversary year, the Presidents of CCJ have re-affirmed their commitment to CCJ’s core mission. Read their full affirmation statement: … [more]