CCJ North London Branch annual Advent/Chanukah celebration, December 2019

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CCJ North London Branch held its annual Advent/Chanukah celebration on the afternoon of Sunday December 8th 2019. We were hosted by St. Ignatius Roman Catholic church, south Tottenham.  Ivor Millman, chair of CCJ North London Branch Committee talked about the historical background to Chanukah, lit candles on his Chanukiah and said the blessings. A choir… Read more »

CCJ Statement – UCL adopt the full IHRA definition of antisemitism

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The Council of Christians and Jews welcomes the positive action taken by University College London to address prejudice on campus, including the adoption of the full IHRA definition of antisemitism. This stand against antisemitism and racism comes after years of campaigning by Jewish students.   At CCJ we believe Jewish students should have the right… Read more »

CCJ Statement on ‘God’s Unfailing Word’

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21 November 2019   The Council of Christians and Jews welcomes the timely publication of a significant new statement on Jewish-Christian relations: ‘God’s Unfailing Word’. Published by the Church of England’s Faith and Order Commission, this is the first major statement by the Church of England on the relationship between Christians and Jews. It comes… Read more »

Interfaith Group on March of the Living

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As one of a dozen senior faith leaders, I took part in a pioneering interfaith delegation to this year’s March of the Living in Poland.  The trip is an intensive 5-day tour of the sites of the Nazi Holocaust – Warsaw, Kracow and the death camps of Majdanek, Belzec and Auschwitz.  It culminates in a… Read more »