When I received a phone call from Buckingham Palace three months ago, inviting me to an informal luncheon with the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh at Buckingham Palace on 26th October 2016, I could hardly believe my ears and ... Read more
Nativity The traditional image of ‘The Nativity’—the story of Jesus’ birth—is of a baby in a manger in a stable full of hay, surrounded by his parents, shepherds, angels and three wise men. It is an idyllic scene which has been ... Read more
CCJ Statement on the Home Affairs Select Committee Report on antisemitism.
CCJ welcomes the Home Affairs Select Committee’s report: ‘Antisemitism in the UK’.
The increase in antisemitic abuse that the report has identified makes grim reading. The failure of individuals in key ... Read more
Preserved in the Holocaust History Museum at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem are the words of a poem written by teenager Abramek Koplowicz when he was interned in the Lodz Ghetto:
‘When I grow up and get to be twenty ... Read more
CCJ is deeply saddened by the fires that have been spreading across Israel and parts of the Palestinian Territories over the past four days. Our thoughts and prayers are with all those affected by the fires and particularly with families ... Read more