Oxford’s new ark

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Wendy Fidler Oxford has a new ark. This was for a variety of reasons, the most pressing being that the old one was falling to pieces and was no longer safe. It was interesting coincidence that the following Shabbat I was reading Vayakel, Exodus:35:21 – 37:16 which is all about the people of Israel decorating… Read more »

James Parkes and the Origins of the Council of Christians and Jews

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A lecture delivered by Professor Tony Kushner, the University of Southampton, at CCJ Bournemouth, Thursday 26th July 2018   The Council of Christians and Jews is the oldest, continuous interfaith organisation in Britain and one of the oldest in the world. Its birth, however, was anything but smooth – it took many years for it… Read more »

Additional Resources

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 CCJ Oxford: Interfaith research Contemporary Jewish Dialogue in Oxford: things aren’t quite what they seem On 6th September at the Oxford Jewish Centre, to a packed audience, Wendy Fidler presented findings from her study of contemporary Jewish attitudes to interfaith involvement, a study based on interviews with volunteers from the Jewish community in Oxford. An… Read more »

Deep Calls To Deep: Transforming Conversations Between Jews And Christians

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Contributors: Joy Barrow, Tony Bayfield CBE, Teresa Brittain, Wendy Fidler MBE, David F. Ford OBE, David Gillett, Jeremy Gordon, Michael Hilton, Natan Levy, Patrick Morrow, Alan Race, Stephen Roberts, Vivian Silverman, Elli Tikvah Sarah, Steve Williams, Alexandra Wright, Debbie Young-Somers Available from SCM Press: https://scmpress.hymnsam.co.uk/books/9780334055129/deep-calls-to-deep