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 »

Introducing Rabbi Mason, our Jewish Honorary Secretary

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As a senior Rabbi for 15 years, in both Kingston-upon-Thames and for the last 10 years in Muswell Hill, I have made one of my rabbinic priorities, the development of strong inter faith relationships. With this in mind, I played a strong part in the Kingston Inter Faith Forum, building strong connections with a number… Read more »

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 »