CCJ Statement on antisemitism concerns at the University of Warwick

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CCJ is disturbed by the recent comments made during a lecture at Warwick University. It is troubling that concerns about antisemitism were dismissed as being part of an “Israeli lobby”. This conspiracy theory seeks to whitewash incidents of antisemitism and prevent them from being taken seriously. It is appalling that such an antisemitic trope was… Read more »

CCJ Statement – UCL adopt the full IHRA definition of antisemitism

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The Council of Christians and Jews welcomes the positive action taken by University College London to address prejudice on campus, including the adoption of the full IHRA definition of antisemitism. This stand against antisemitism and racism comes after years of campaigning by Jewish students.   At CCJ we believe Jewish students should have the right… Read more »

CCJ Statement on ‘God’s Unfailing Word’

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21 November 2019   The Council of Christians and Jews welcomes the timely publication of a significant new statement on Jewish-Christian relations: ‘God’s Unfailing Word’. Published by the Church of England’s Faith and Order Commission, this is the first major statement by the Church of England on the relationship between Christians and Jews. It comes… Read more »

CCJ statement on the passing of Archbishop Gregorios

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Archbishop Gregorios (1928-2019)   The Council of Christians and Jews wishes to share its condolences with the family of Archbishop Gregorios, former Archbishop of Thyateira and Great Britain, and with the entire Greek Orthodox community in the United Kingdom.   His Eminence Gregorios greatly enriched interfaith relations through his 30-year-long career as Archbishop. He was… Read more »

CCJ Statement on the shooting in Halle, Germany on Yom Kippur

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CCJ is shocked and appalled by the attempted terrorist attack by a far right extremist on a Synagogue in Halle, Germany, on Yom Kippur the holiest day in the Jewish calendar. CCJ was founded in 1942 to prevent and respond to antisemitism and extremist hatred of this kind.   As Christians and Jews we stand… Read more »