Education Spotlight

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By Dr Steve Innes, Programme Manager The recent report published by the Community Security Trust (CST) shows that 1168 antisemitic incidents were reported in Britain in 2014, more than double the amount recorded in 2013 and the highest total ever recorded by the CST.

Dialogue Spotlight

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By Dr Steve Innes, Programme Manager I had the privilege of attending the most recent meeting of the CCJ Theology group, graciously hosted by the Sisters of Sion in Notting Hill. Over the past three years, a group of eight Jews and eight Christians (comprised of CCJ branch representatives, some trustees and CCJ members) have… Read more »

Tzelem has arrived!

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By Rabbi Dr Jonathan Romain Maidenhead Synagogue and CCJ Advisory Board A new rabbinic organisation campaigning for social and economic justice in Britain has just been launched at the House of Commons. It was hosted by the Speaker of the Commons, John Bercow, and attended by over 50 rabbis from across the different strands in… Read more »

Education Spotlight

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By Dr Stephen Innes, Programme Manager [Education] is the essential distributing agency for whatever values and purposes any social group cherishes. It is not the only means, but it is the first means, the primary means and the most deliberate means… -John Dewey, Philosophy of Education In an interview about the atrocities of the Holocaust,… Read more »

Dialogue Spotlight

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By Dr Steve Innes, Programme Manager “Dialogue”, as many of you are aware, literally means seeking meaning “through words”. It is a shared process of conversation which opens up a larger world of reality for the participants than was previously known by the individuals. Or said differently, to engage in dialogue is to welcome the… Read more »