Beyond just a birthday for trees – Tu B’Shevat 2017

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The festival of Tu B’Shevat (literally the 15th day of the Jewish month of Shevat) this year falls on 11th February. Commonly known as the “new year or birthday for trees”, it marks the beginning of a new agricultural year. It is a fairly minor festival in the Jewish calendar and many of the rules… Read more »

Special HMD event at York Cathedral

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HMD York Minster 2017 Antisemitism has been a taken-for-granted feature of Christianity’s 2,000 year long history, erupting from time to time into catastrophic violence. We keep alive the memory of its extraordinary horrific consequences in 1930s and -40s in annual Holocaust Memorial events; my sense is that in Europe and the first world generally most… Read more »

Traces of the Holocaust

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Traces of the Holocaust The Right Reverend Michael Ipgrave OBE   Lichfield Cathedral: 27.01.17 (Holocaust Memorial Day) It is very difficult to know how to speak in the context of the Holocaust; part of me feels that the space allocated to this lecture would best be filled by simple silence. We struggle to articulate tales… Read more »

Yad Vashem Reflection – By Revd Dominique Turnham

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It is shockingly easy to become immune to the Holocaust: the story is so familiar that I, and perhaps you also, have become impervious to the tales and photographic evidence of suffering human beings. I was afforded the opportunity to spend 10 days at Yad Vashem, totally immersed in the reality of the Holocaust: the… Read more »

CCJ & CTBI Liturgical and Homiletic Material for Christians on HMD

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  Please click here to download the resource as a PDF document  CCJ CTBI resources for Christian Liturgy and Preaching.PDF   Please click here to download the resource as a Word document CCJ CTBI resources for Christian Liturgy and Preaching.Word