CCJ Statement on the Church of Scotland “Embracing Peace…” Report

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CCJ welcomes the efforts made by the Church of Scotland to engage with the Jewish community in Scotland and more widely in compiling this document. CCJ also notes the way in which the authors of this report have sought to acknowledge the complexities and challenges facing ordinary Israelis and Palestinians after many decades of conflict…. Read more »

CCJ Statement on the Attack at St Catherine’s Monastery

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We are shocked by the attack at St Catherine’s Monastery in Egypt which took place just over a week after two suicide bombings of Christian Churches. That these attacks took place during the sacred time of Holy Week and Easter is an outrage and we continue to condemn all religious persecution. Our thoughts and prayers are… Read more »

CCJ Statement on Lecture at LSE by Richard Falk

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University campuses provide a space for discussion and exploring new ideas. With students holding a variety of conflicting views on Israel/ Palestine it is vital that discussion on this topic takes place in a sensitive manner rather than being reduced to heated debate. For a university to allow a speaker who has been condemned for… Read more »