CCJ Statement on Red Wednesday

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Around the world places of worship and political buildings are being lit red today to raise awareness about the persecution of Christians. The colour red represents the blood of those who have been killed for their religious beliefs and is used to raise awareness of the extent of Christian persecution and persecution of other faith… Read more »

CCJ Response to Runnymede Report into Islamophobia

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At CCJ, we welcome the Runnymede Trust report into Islamophobia and are concerned by some of the phenomena that it highlights. We agree that “tackling islamophobia is a responsibility for all of us” and support any efforts in this area. Of particular interest is chapter 15 which explores islamophobia and antisemitism. Previously CCJ has hosted… Read more »

CCJ Appointment of new Joint Honorary Secretary

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CCJ is delighted to announce the appointment of Reverend Patrick Moriarty as joint Honorary Secretary on the Board of the Council of Christians and Jews. Patrick Moriarty is also the Head Teacher of the Jewish Community Secondary School. Patrick is a passionate advocate for Jewish-Christian relations and views this as ‘something that I seek to… Read more »

CCJ Press Release on 75th Anniversary

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          CCJ Press Release on 75th Anniversary The Council of Christians and Jews (CCJ), Britain’s oldest interfaith organisation and leading forum for Jewish/Christian relations, is celebrating its 75th anniversary in October 2017. CCJ was founded in 1942, at the height of the Second World War by Archbishop of Canterbury William Temple… Read more »

CCJ Statement on killings in Har Adar

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The Council of Christians and Jews (CCJ) is deeply saddened by the killing of three Israelis in Har Adar yesterday. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of the victims as well as with those who were injured or left traumatised by the attack. Violence and terror like that seen in Har Adar are… Read more »