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  • Shavuot reflection

    Unlike the other major Jewish festivals, Shavuot lacks a unique obligation mandated by the Torah with strong symbolic resonance. On Sukkot Jewish people dwell in the temporary, wooden ‘Sukkot’ booths and shake the lulav and etrog (the four species of ... Read more

  • CCJ Statement on Attack in Manchester

    The Council of Christians and Jews stands alongside the people of Manchester in their moment of unbearable suffering and tragedy. We remember in our prayers all those who have been affected by last night’s cruel and inhumane attack: the lives ... Read more
  • CCJ Statement For Yom HaShoah

    Today is Yom Hashoah, the Jewish community’s Holocaust Memorial Day. Its date was chosen as the anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising and Yom Hashoah is marked annually on its anniversary going by its Hebrew date, 27th Nisan. The day ... Read more


  • CCJ Statement on NUS Elections

    Four candidates standing for NUS positions in this week’s National Conference have been found to have made antisemitic posts or comments on social media. Over the last year antisemitism has been a problem that has repeatedly appeared within the NUS, ... Read more