Christians and Jews campaign together for refugees

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The Council of Christians and Jews (CCJ) has launched a new resource, For Refugees, With Refugees: Advancing Interfaith Responses. The resource is part of a campaign for Christians and Jews to work together to support refugees in their communities. It provides religious reflections, ideas for grassroots projects, and practical advice for interfaith activists. Jewish and… Read more »

CCJ Statement on Christchurch Mosque Shootings

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As Christians and Jews, we feel deep solidarity with the Muslim community in reaction to the horrific massacre of 49 innocent Muslims in Christchurch New Zealand while at prayer this morning in two mosques. These barbaric killings—and those at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh or at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in… Read more »

CCJ’s response to statements by the University of Essex Vice Chancellor and Students’ Union

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CCJ commends the swift action taken by both the Students’ Union and the Vice Chancellor at the University of Essex. We welcome the ratification of the University of Essex Jewish Society and are pleased to see positive action taking place against antisemitism. We endorse the decision of the university to adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance… Read more »

Letter of solidarity to Jewish students at Essex University

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Dear Jewish Students at Essex University, We are faith representatives from universities around the country committed to enabling good relations between Jews and non-Jews. As students and young people of different faiths we wish to express our solidarity with you as you set up a Jewish Society at Essex University. JSocs provide an important community… Read more »

Statement on vandalism at Whitefield Jewish cemetery

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  The Council of Christians and Jews is outraged by the despicable acts of vandalism committed at the Jewish cemetery in Whitefield, North Manchester. Greater Manchester Police have stated that they are treating this incident as a ‘hate crime’ and we hope that those responsible are swiftly brought to justice. We are proud of the… Read more »