CCJ Statement on Paris Attacks

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In the wake of the terrible news from Paris this weekend, we remember those who tragically lost their lives and we pray for all those affected – bereaved, injured and traumatised and our condolences go out to all the people of France as they live through the aftermath of these brutal events. As national interfaith… Read more »

CCJ Statement: 16/10/15

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The Council of Christians and Jews continues to mourn the ongoing violence in Israel and Palestine. As Jews, Christians and Muslims spend time in prayer and reflection according to our respective traditions over the next few days, we remember those mourning their loss and continuing to suffer. Condemning terrorism and aggression directed against the innocent,… Read more »

CCJ Statement: 07/10/15

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The Council of Christians and Jews sends condolences and heartfelt wishes for comfort at this terrible time to the families and friends of four Jewish Israeli citizens killed last week in the West Bank and in Jerusalem’s Old City. CCJ also sends comfort to the families and friends of the Palestinian teenagers killed in subsequent… Read more »

CCJ President, Rabbi Danny Rich says Britain must accept more refugees

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Liberal Judaism’s senior rabbi, has been on BBC Radio urging the British Government to accept 20,000 refugees. Speaking on the BBC World Service, the Chief Executive of Liberal Judaism, Rabbi Danny Rich said, “If you’re facing an emergency, then I believe the goodwill, skills and resources of Britain will find a way through.” Rabbi Rich… Read more »

HG Bishop Angaelos releases statement on Refugee Crisis

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The statement below can be found on Bishop Angaelos’ website here Having seen heartbreaking images of the lifeless and abandoned body of young Aylan Kurdi lying alone on a beach in Turkey puts an all too gruesome optic to a matter either in the forefront or background of every mind over the past months. The… Read more »