People, Ideas and Boundaries on the Move


Press Release of the International Catholic-Jewish Liaison Committee on the 24th International Catholic Jewish-Liaison Committee Meeting (Rome, Italy, 13 to 16 May 2019), 17.05.2019 … [more]

Sharing Tragedy Can Bring Hope

Deborah Weissman | 01.06.2019

10.05.2019 | A joint ceremony of mourning for Israelis and Palestinians is controversial, but can also open a window of hope for a better shared future. ICCJ’s former President Debbie Weissman was there. … [more]

Parallel Traces: New EU-funded Jewish heritage project aims to promote awareness through digital art

JCR | 01.05.2019

A new, EU-funded Jewish heritage project, Parallel Traces: A New Lens on Jewish Heritage, aims to encourage awareness of urban Jewish heritage through digital art — photographs, audio and visual presentations, and the like. … [more]

Religious freedom advocates call on elected leaders to protect the ability to practice faith without fear

JCR | 01.05.2019

More than one hundred and forty religious liberty advocates from across the religious and political spectrum delivered a letter today to the White House and Congress asking elected leaders to ensure that individuals and communities are able to practice their religion without fear for their physical safety. … [more]

Leo Baeck Summer University 2019 - Jewish Berlin - Past and Present

JCR | 01.04.2019

We still have a few free places and scholarships to offer! The deadline for applications has been postponed to April 15, 2019! … [more]

The Church is not afraid of history

JCR | 01.04.2019

Pope Francis announces opening of the Vatican Archives for the Pontificate of Pius XII on March 2, 2020. … [more]

Plan Together – Experience Exchange!

JCR | 01.03.2019

Youth associations and youth education experts have been planning German-Israeli encounter programs for more than 60 years. Good practice is passed on, however, time and again questions on "Why?", "What?", "Who?", "Where?" and "How?"emerge in the process of planning the program which to answer is challenging not only for newcomers. A comprehensive answer to them has not been written anywhere – until now. … [more]

Consultation on “Interreligious Coexistence Initiatives"

Pavol Bargár* | 01.03.2019

As a follow-up to the standard biannual meeting of the ICCJ Executive Board (ExBo) a consultation on "Interreligious Coexistence Initiatives: Dialogue, Education, and Activism" was organized for the members of the ExBo and invited representatives of ICCJ member and partner organizations. The consultation took place on February 5-7, 2019, in Jerusalem and Ramallah. … [more]

KAICIID launches free, online course with tools to build peaceful communities

KAICIID | 01.03.2019

The International Dialogue Centre (KAICIID) is launching a free, online course in March for individuals and institutions looking to broaden their knowledge of interreligious dialogue as a tool to support conflict resolution and peace processes. … [more]

Holy Land 2019 Coordination Communiqué: Christians in Israel – Challenges and Opportunities

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops | 01.02.2019

January 18, 2019 WASHINGTON—Representatives of bishops' conferences from several countries, including Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio, Chairman of the International Justice and Peace Committee of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, met in the Holy Land January 12-17, 2019. … [more]