Rededication of the Tabgha monastery

JCR | 28.02.2017

Nearly two years after the arson attack on the Benedictine Monastery in Tabgha, the place was rededicated on Sunday, February 12, 2017. … [more]

Holy Land Co-ordination 2017

JCR | 31.01.2017

14-19 January 2017 - Following on from the HLC2016 meeting with refugees in Jordan, the annual meeting of the Holy Land Co-ordination (HLC2017) began this year on Saturday 14 January, the eve of the World Day of Migrants and Refugees, with a day devoted to the situation of Christian migrants and refugees present in Israel. … [more]

British Council of Christians and Jews (CCJ) and Board of Deputies of British Jews criticizes US Travel Ban

JCR | 31.01.2017

On January 31st, 2017, the Council of Christians and Jews released the following statement on the recent US travel ban: … [more]

2017-2018 Cardinal Bea Centre Scholarships

JCR | 31.01.2017

The Cardinal Bea Centre for Judaic Studies is pleased to announce scholarships for students who will register to the 2-year Postgraduate Degree Program in “Judaism and Christian-Jewish Relations” for the Academic Year 2017-2018. … [more]

Norwegian church denounces Luther's anti-Jewish writings

JCR | 31.12.2016

The state Lutheran Church of Norway has condemned the anti-Jewish legacy of Martin Luther, the German theologian who started the Protestant Reformation in the sixteenth century . … [more]

No to a mission to the Jews

JCR | 30.11.2016

The Synod of the Evangelical Church in Germany (EKD) convened in Magdeburg for four days - on topics including solidarity in Europe, mission to the Jews and also Donald Trump. By the time it ended on 9 November it had taken numerous decisions. One of the most important was the decision to reject any mission to the Jews. … [more]

Shimon Peres - a visionary of peace and dialogue died at the age of 93

JCR | 30.09.2016

Shimon Peres, former prime minister and president of Israel, died Wednesday, Sept. 28, at the age of 93 following a stroke. … [more]

CCJR and ICCJ Conclude Annual Meeting in Philadelphia

JCR | 30.09.2016

ICCJ 2016 CCJR webThe Council of Centers on Jewish-Christian Relations (CCJR) and the International Council of Christians and Jews (ICCJ) held their combined 2016 meetings in Philadelphia, USA, July 10 – 13. The CCJR is the ICCJR's United States member organization. The event was hosted by the Institute for Jewish-Catholic Relations of Saint Joseph’s University (SJU). … [more]

"Europe without Jews would no longer be Europe"

JCR | 30.09.2016

27.09.2016 - The current situation in Europe of Anti-Semitism and future prospects for Europe’s Jewish communities were debated at a conference hosted by EP President Martin Schulz and First Vice-President Antonio Tajani on Tuesday. … [more]

Passover Seder in Radom

JCR | 31.05.2016

On April 22, a Passover Seder was organized in Radom, probably for the first time in decades, as part of the Jewish Culture Festival “Trace”. Among those who gathered at the table that day were descendants of Jews from Radom, some visiting Poland for the first time. … [more]