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 welcomes the efforts made by the Church of Scotland to engage with the Jewish community in Scotland and more widely in compiling this document. CCJ also notes the way in which the authors of this report have sought to ... Read more
CCJ is deeply saddened to hear of the attack on Christian communities in Egypt on Palm Sunday. An attack on people who are worshipping can never be justified and the targeting of Christians on Palm Sunday is particularly distressing.
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Throughout Lent Christians have been reflecting on their relationship with God, sacrificing those aspects of their lives which may draw them away from God, in remembrance of Jesus’ self-denial in the wilderness and sacrifice on the cross.
In Holy Week Christians ... Read more
We are shocked by the attack at St Catherine’s Monastery in Egypt which took place just over a week after two suicide bombings of Christian Churches. That these attacks took place during the sacred time of Holy Week and Easter ... Read more