"We need to face up to common challenges"

JCR | 31.03.2017

March 23, 2017 - Jonathan Arkush has become the first Board of Deputies President in living memory to address the United Synagogue Council. … [more]

German Chancellor Angela Merkel to receive United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's 2017 Elie Wiesel Award

JCR | 31.03.2017

Chancellor Merkel to accept via video; German Ambassador Peter Wittig to deliver remarks. … [more]

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]