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]

Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI on Supersessionism and Covenant

JCR | 31.08.2018

In July 2018, emeritus pope Benedict XVI published in "Communio: International Catholic Review" an essay in German that critiques certain theological concepts that have emerged in post-Nostra Aetate Catholic theologies of Judaism. … [more]

Against Hatred of Jews Worldwide: Formation of a New Scholarly Society to Study Antisemitism

JCR | 31.08.2018

13 July 2018 - Scholars and policymakers who assembled in Vienna at the recent conference "An End to Antisemitism!" unanimously approved the proposal to form a new international academic society, to be called the International Organization for Antisemitism Research (IOAR). … [more]

Kantor Center Annual Report on Antisemitism Worldwide 2017

JCR | 30.04.2018

Wednesday, 11 April, 2018 - The General Analysis on Antisemitism Worldwide 2017 produced by the Kantor Center for the Study of Contemporary European Jewry was presented today during a press conference at Tel Aviv University. … [more]

KAICIID International Fellows Programme

JCR | 30.04.2018

Applications for the 2019 Fellows Programme are now open! KAICIID is seeking applications from education professionals working in institutions that train future religious leaders to take part in the 2019 KAICIID International Fellows Programme. … [more]

The Present and Future of Christian-Jewish Dialogue: Historical and Theological Perspectives

JCR | 30.04.2018

The Martin-Buber Chair in Jewish Thought and Philosophy at the Goethe University Frankfurt am Main is delighted to invite to an international conference, Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main, 13-15 May 2018. … [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]