CCJ Statement For Yom HaShoah

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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 is marked by the lighting of candles in memory of the 6 million Jews and… Read more »

CCJ Statement on Attacks on Christians in Egypt on Palm Sunday

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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. We offer at this time our deepest condolences to HG Bishop Angaelos as well as all… Read more »

Press Release – CCJ Celebrates Gift From ‘the Patron’s Fund’

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CCJ is delighted to announce that it has been gifted a £2,500 gift from ‘The Patron’s Fund’, the charitable fund set up to acknowledge the work of the charitable organisations for which Her Majesty, The Queen acts as a Patron, on the occasion of her 90th birthday. Around £750,000 is available to distribute between nearly… Read more »

CCJ Statement on Recent US Travel Ban

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As Christians and Jews we have learnt from history that when borders are shut to those who are fleeing persecution great suffering ensues. Discrimination on the grounds of religion or national origin is always wrong. We stand together with our Muslim friends and colleagues and those of all faith and none to ensure that the… Read more »

Deputy Director Visits Buckingham Palace

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When I received a phone call from Buckingham Palace three months ago, inviting me to an informal luncheon with the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh at Buckingham Palace on 26th October 2016, I could hardly believe my ears and it wasn’t until I actually received the formal invitation that it became a reality. I… Read more »