Birthday Honours 2015

Posted by & filed under Statements.

CCJ would like to congratulate our members, friends and partners who have received honours in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list. CCJ Vice President Dr Lionel Kopelowitz and CCJ Trustees Wendy Fidler and David Arnold, have each been awarded MBE for services to interfaith relations. Wendy Fidler MBE told the Oxford Mail, “I feel extremely privileged… Read more »

CCJ statement on Persecution of religious minorities

Posted by & filed under Statements.

As Christians and Jews together we condemn the acts of violence against any people simply because of their religion; sadly these are becoming an increasingly regular occurrence. The past week has seen inexcusable attacks against religious communities from the murder of three Muslim students in the USA to the shootings of innocent civilians, among them… Read more »

CCJ statement on terror attack in Tel Aviv

Posted by & filed under Statements.

CCJ is horrified at the news of a brutal terror attack on a bus in Tel Aviv, as Israelis went about their daily business this morning. We pray that all those injured and particularly with serious wounds, make a full recovery and our thoughts and prayers are with the families and friends of the victims…. Read more »

CCJ statement on terror attack at Hyper Cacher in Paris

Posted by & filed under Statements.

The Council of Christians and Jews is appalled by the abhorrent attack on the Hyper Cacher supermarket in Paris on Friday. This was deliberate murder and terrorisation of innocent people, including children, simply on the grounds that they were Jewish. While the implications of this atrocity differ from those of the massacre at the Charlie… Read more »

CCJ statement on terror attack at Charlie Hebdo

Posted by & filed under Statements.

The Council of Christians and Jews wishes to express its horror at the terrorist attack on the offices of the Parisian magazine Charlie Hebdo, and joins with those organisations of all faiths which have offered deepest sympathy to the families and friends of those murdered. In these unstable times, we offer our prayers for all… Read more »