Press Release – If Not Now When Seminar, 16th October

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Pleas for dialogue in the face of violence were heard by around fifty guests of the Council of Christians and Jews at the beginning of Interfaith Week. The briefing was the next phase of CCJ’s ‘If Not Now When?’ initiative that started in August with CCJ’s dedicated resource, that provided opportunities for spiritual engagement and… Read more »

Condemning Islamophobia and Antisemitism

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As Jews and Christians, we have been horrified by the responses on social media to the Paris attacks. Many of these are Islamophobic in the extreme, promoting hatred against innocent and vulnerable Muslims, not only in France but also further afield. Equally disturbing are the conspiracy theories circulated as a matter of course, blaming Israelis… Read more »

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 »