CCJ Statement on Attack in Manchester

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The Council of Christians and Jews stands alongside the people of Manchester in their moment of unbearable suffering and tragedy. We remember in our prayers all those who have been affected by last night’s cruel and inhumane attack: the lives lost, the injured, the emergency services, and individuals who rushed to help strangers in need… Read more »

CCJ Statement on NUS Elections

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Four candidates standing for NUS positions in this week’s National Conference have been found to have made antisemitic posts or comments on social media. Over the last year antisemitism has been a problem that has repeatedly appeared within the NUS, and it is disturbing that more antisemitism is being uncovered. As an organisation NUS works… Read more »

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 »