CCJ Statement on CST’s 2016 Antisemitism Report

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The unprecedented rise in antisemitism in 2016 reported by the Community Security Trust is cause for deep concern. At a time when many communities are feeling vulnerable and with both antisemitism and islamophobia on the rise, people of faith and none must unite in the face of hatred. No one should ever have to suffer… Read more »

Remembering the Holocaust: A Reflection

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Remembering the Holocaust: an alumnus of CCJ’s Yad Vashem seminar reflects on her experience and what we can do today with our memory and our learning Rev Jessica Foster Last night I was asked to speak, after an incredible testimony from Dr Martin Stern, a Holocaust survivor, at a meeting of the Birmingham branch of… Read more »

CCJ Statement on Sunday Dec 11th Attack in Cairo

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We were shocked and saddened by the attack on the church in Cairo on Sunday. To target worshippers at prayer was a despicable act and such violence, especially towards a vulnerable minority community, must be condemned. Our prayers and thoughts are for the injured and bereaved, and we offer our condolences to the Coptic community… Read more »

CCJ Statement on Fires in Israel/Palestine

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CCJ is deeply saddened by the fires that have been spreading across Israel and parts of the Palestinian Territories over the past four days. Our thoughts and prayers are with all those affected by the fires and particularly with families who have had to leave their homes fleeing the flames. We are also distressed to… Read more »