Jewish Israel's Blog Posts Tagged 'conversion' (4)

Nostra Aetate 50th Anniversary Marked by Controversial Vatican and Rabbinic Statements

Two statements, one Papal and one Rabbinic, addressing the status of Christian-Jewish interfaith relations emerged with great fanfare last month, only to cause confusion, denial, debate, and some embarrassment among Catholic and Jewish sources. A number of evangelical leaders also weighed in with critical…


Added by Jewish Israel on January 26, 2016 at 6:22pm — No Comments

Jeremy Gimpel and Hayovel Pray with Convert-the-Jew Pastor Don Finto in Nashville

See in-depth follow-up report by Donny Fuchs, originally published in the the Jewish Press.

On February…


Added by Jewish Israel on March 2, 2015 at 10:30pm — 1 Comment

Vatican continues to trip on crossed interfaith wires

The state of Jewish-Catholic relations continues to deteriorate under Pope Benedict XVI. Two incidents on “Good Friday” caused outrage in the international Jewish community and elicited apologies from Rome. Jewish Israel would like to note that any “shock” on the part of Jewish leaders seems a bit contrived at this point. Both scandals are part of a well-established pattern - woven with a flawed and deceptive thread – which appears to be an integral part of any… Continue

Added by Jewish Israel on April 7, 2010 at 10:30am — No Comments

Catholic father baptizes Jewish daughter and defies court order

Joseph Reyes and Rebecca Shapiro Reyes of Chicago are embroiled in a highly charged and visible divorce and custody battle which has opened the ultimate interfaith can of worms. The media spotlight is focused on a plethora of divisive issues such as faith, freedom of religion, religious tolerance, separation of church and state, assimilation, conversion, and parental rights. The entire…


Added by Jewish Israel on March 3, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments

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