CCJ Statement on Wiley

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The Council of Christians and Jews unequivocally condemns the offensive and dangerous tweets from Wiley on Twitter. Since CCJ was founded in 1942 it has been part of our core mission to speak out and fight against antisemitism. As Christians and Jews we now call on Twitter to act swiftly to block antisemitism and all… Read more »

CCJ Statement on Family Reunion

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The Council of Christians and Jews (CCJ) is deeply concerned that the amendment to The Immigration Bill (NC29) which would have protected the current system for family reunion has not been passed. This decision undermines the right for unaccompanied child refugees to be reunited with their family. There is a strong risk that this will push many vulnerable children into the hands… Read more »

We believe that racism is abhorrent to both our traditions

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As Christians and Jews we believe that racism is abhorrent to both our traditions. We share scripture which tells us of a God of justice who creates all people in God’s image. We celebrate Biblical stories of those who stood up against oppressors. We read of God’s call for us all to oppose prejudice. Therefore… Read more »

Statement – Remembering James Leek

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Dear members and friends it is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of CCJ Trustee and South West London and Dittons branch Co-chair, James Leek.   When we think of James Leek, we see a beaming, smiling face full of enthusiasm to help in any way he could. From the moment… Read more »

Statement on CST Report

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The Community Security Trust (CST)’s Antisemitic Incidents Report 2019 is a deeply concerning read. The report records 1,805 antisemitic incidents in the UK in 2019, the highest annual total, and a seven per cent increase in antisemitic incidents from the previous year. 2019 was the fourth consecutive year in which the annual record for antisemitic… Read more »