CCJ Statement on Black History Month

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The Council of Christians and Jews was established to fight ‘religious and racial prejudice’, especially antisemitism, and ‘to promote religious and racial harmony’. In keeping with our founding principles, this Black History Month CCJ wishes to celebrate the contributions of Christians and Jews of Black and Minority Ethnic background to the UK, and to commit… Read more »

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 »