Christians and Jews campaign together for refugees

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The Council of Christians and Jews (CCJ) has launched a new resource, For Refugees, With Refugees: Advancing Interfaith Responses. The resource is part of a campaign for Christians and Jews to work together to support refugees in their communities. It provides religious reflections, ideas for grassroots projects, and practical advice for interfaith activists. Jewish and… Read more »

North London CCJ branch demonstrated Seder

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North London Branch of CCJ holds a demonstrated Seder each year. The objective of the event is for a Rabbi to take a largely churchgoing audience through the individual elements that make up the Seder, their meaning and significance and where appropriate with references to The Last Supper. We see a prime aim of CCJ… Read more »

Passover: how we think about the Exodus

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The Jewish festival of Passover, or Pesach, begins next Friday evening. Passover commemorates the Exodus from Egypt, and the journey of the Israelites from slavery to freedom. During the festival, Jews experience both of those extremes. We recall our ancestors’ oppression in Egypt by eating matzah, unleavened bread, for the duration of the festival. But… Read more »

How to preach during Holy Week

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The Revd Nathan Eddy is completing a PhD in Hebrew Bible. He lives in London where he is active in Jewish-Christian dialogue and is the editor of the devotional book ‘Fresh from the Word: Bible for a Change’.   Holy Week can be daunting for Christian preachers, but with some preparation it offers unique opportunities… Read more »

St George’s College – Sharing Perspectives

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For the past 20 years I’ve visited Israel on family holidays and special occasions, at times meeting relatives and friends or just lying in the Eilat sun. But nothing prepared me for the remarkable 9-day journey hosted by St George’s College Jerusalem called ‘Sharing Perspectives: Jews, Christians, Muslims – Three Faiths in Conversation.’ From the… Read more »