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 »

CCJ statement on the CST’s record high Antisemitic Incidents Report

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CCJ is deeply concerned by the CST Antisemitic Incidents Report for the first half of 2019 that is the highest number on record. This is the third consecutive year that CST has recorded an increase in antisemitic incidents. CST Chief Executive David Delew stated how this problem “reflects deepening divisions in our society and…will take… Read more »

Statement on the Church in Wales’ adoption of the IHRA definition of antisemitism

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CCJ welcomes the decision of the Bishops of the Church in Wales to adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s definition of antisemitism. In a statement the Church in Wales bishops recognised the Church’s “need of repentance for the ways in which it has contributed in the past to anti-Jewish sentiment.” CCJ Chair Bishop Michael Ipgrave… Read more »

CCJ Statement on the Antisemitic Remarks at Cambridge Union

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CCJ is appalled by the antisemitic words of the Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad at Cambridge Union. The decision to provide a platform for a Holocaust revisionist who frequently spreads antisemitic tropes is troubling. When questioned on his previous remarks about Jews and money the Malaysian PM responded, “I have some Jewish friends, very good… Read more »

CCJ appoints new Deputy Director

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The Chair and Trustees of the Council of Christians and Jews are delighted to announce the appointment of Revd Nathan Eddy (PhD later this year) as Deputy Director. Nathan is a gifted Christian theologian and pastor, with an outstanding specialist knowledge of Christian-Jewish relations. He carried out his PhD research on Psalms at Northern College,… Read more »