Statement on Rabbi H. Schachter's "Experimental Judaism: Playing with Fire"

CCJR Board of Directors | 30.09.2012

The Board of Directors of the Council of Centers on Jewish-Christian Relations (, an association of thirty-five academic centers and institutes in the United States and Canada devoted to enhancing understanding between Jews and Christians, objects to Rabbi Herschel Schachter's recent polemical claims and blatant inaccuracies, published in a d’var Torah for Parshat Re’eh on … [more]

German ban on circumcision?

German Coordinating Council | 01.07.2012

The German Coordinating Council for Jewish-Christian cooperation holds the judgment of the Cologne Regional Court, which assesses the circumcision of boys for religious reasons as physical injury, to be unconstitutional. … [more]

Mutual respect and advancing relations between Cyprus and Israel


Chief Rabbi Yona Metzger signed a historic declaration on December 6, 2011, in Nicosia, Cyprus, with Archbishop Chrysostomos, primate of the Church of Cyprus, in which both of them promised to deepen relations between the Church and the Jewish people. The declaration affirms the illegitimacy of the doctrine of collective Jewish guilt for the deicide of Jesus. It was the first time an Orthodox church has explicitly repudiated this doctrine, which was one of the most important factors in the development of religious anti-Semitism in Europe. The joint declaration reads as follows: … [more]

40 Years of Dialogue: Reflections and Future Perspectives

International Catholic-Jewish Committee | 31.03.2011

A joint declaration of the International Jewish Committee on Interreligious Consultations (IJCIC) and the Vatican's Commission for Religious Relations With the Jews. It was released at the end of its 21st meeting in Paris, March 2, 2011. … [more]

Joint Declaration of the 20th International Catholic-Jewish Liaison Committee Meeting


The 20th meeting of the International Catholic-Jewish Liaison Committee (ILC) of the Holy See's Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews and the International Jewish Committee on Interreligious Consultations (IJCIC) was held in Budapest Hungary, November 9-12, 2008. … [more]

Church and Jewish Leaders Resolve Concerns Over Baptisms

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Jewish leaders issued the following statement today: | 30.09.2010

Sep 01 2010 — Salt Lake City … [more]

ICCJ Pleads "Let Us Have Mercy upon Words" When Discussing Middle East

Executive Board of the International Council of Christians and Jews | 02.08.2010

26 July 2010 - Heppenheim, Germany … [more]

Anti-Semitism threatens democracy

German Council of Christian-Jewish Cooperation | 22.07.2010

Statement of the German Council of Christian-Jewish Cooperation (Deutscher Koordinierungsrat) … [more]

Christians in the Middle East

Center for Jewish-Christian Understanding and Cooperation | 30.06.2010

We, the leaders of The Center for Jewish-Christian Understanding, are distressed over the decline of Christians throughout the Middle East. In the last 50 years, the Christian populations in the region have dropped significantly in every country except Israel. This trend has accelerated in the last 10 years. … [more]

Reflections on the August 2008  'Berlin Declaration on the Uniqueness of Christ and Jewish Evangelism in Europe Today' of the Theological Commission of the World Evangelical Alliance

ICCJ / Theology Committee | 31.03.2010

We offer these comments and questions in order to further the theological discussions that we believe should occur both among Christians and in Christian-Jewish dialogue. … [more]