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"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]

Partnering with Religious Leaders of the Middle East in Advancing the Protection of Minorities in Muslim Majority States

JCR | 31.05.2016

(TOKYO, JAPAN, 13 MAY 2016) As heads of state from the world's major economies are arriving in Japan for the G7 Summit, world renowned religious leaders from the Middle East convened in Tokyo on 12-13 May to advance the full citizenship of all communities in Muslim majority states. Doing so, they stated, was an irreplaceable key to preventing and transforming violent extremism, Islamophobia and xenophobia. … [more]

The 23rd International Catholic-Jewish Liaison Committee Meeting

JCR | 30.04.2016

The 23rd meeting of the International Catholic-Jewish Liaison Committee (ILC) took place in Warsaw, 4-7 April 2016. The ILC is the entity, created in 1971, formalizing the establishment of the official relationship between the Holy See and the worldwide Jewish community. … [more]

FAITHS IN TUNE presents the 5th London Interfaith Music

JCR | 30.04.2016

After four beautiful festivals at SOAS, University of London, Faiths In Tune's famous and beloved London Interfaith Music Festival is moving to the British Museum in spring 2016! … [more]

Dead Sea Scrolls move into the digital generation

JCR | 31.03.2016

Computer scientists and Dead Sea Scrolls scholars are building a digital work environment for the scrolls, enabling the virtual joining of the "puzzle pieces" of thousands of ancient scrolls fragments found in Judean Desert caves. … [more]

2015 School of Dialogue Gala in Poland

JCR | 31.03.2016

Nearly 1 300 students and teachers from all over Poland, Forum educators, representatives of state authorities and the diplomatic corps, local governments as well as scientific and cultural leaders - gathered at the 2015 School of Dialogue Gala, held in Teatr Wielki - Polish National Opera in Warsaw, Poland, on March 8. Forum for Dialogue organized the annual Gala to celebrate the achievements of students who took part in the School of Dialogue program, discovering the Jewish history of their towns. … [more]

Building an Interfaith Community- Summer Course 2016

JCR | 29.02.2016

Theme: "People and Faith on the Move: Migration in Judaism, Christianity and Islam and its residental component"; from 25 July - 12 August 2016. … [more]

Groundbreaking Orthodox Rabbinic Statement on Christianity

JCR | 31.12.2015

December 7, 2015. For the first time since the Second Vatican Council changed Christian teachings toward Judaism and the Jewish people 50 years ago, a group of Orthodox rabbis have issued a public statement advocating partnership with Christians and appreciating the religious value of Christianity. … [more]

New Director of The Interreligious Coordinating Council in Israel (ICCI)

JCR | 31.05.2015

The International Interreligious Council in Israel (ICCJ), a department of Rabbis for Human Rights, ist happy to welcome Yonatan Shefa as the new director of ICCI. … [more]