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…Continue
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"They should say 'nostra maxima culpa' – in plain Hebrew- hatanu - for rushing in where angels fear to tread" ---Rav Joseph B. Soloveitchik
The Center for Jewish-Christian Understanding and Cooperation (CJCUC), under the…Continue
"Suddenly, the music swelled again as the worship team led the gathering in a contemporary version of a very ancient creed: 'We believe in the crucifixion; we believe in the virgin birth; we believe in the resurrection, and that He is coming back to earth!'… the worship team kept singing: 'Make me a…Continue
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See in-depth follow-up report by Donny Fuchs, originally published in the the Jewish Press.
Those Jews familiar with historic Christian symbolism may find the letterhead of the "Forum for the…Continue
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Prior to Sukkot, JewishIsrael reported on the Chief Rabbinate's ban on Jewish participation in a prayer vigil scheduled to be held at the Southern Wall of Har Habayit as part of…Continue
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In a spate of recent articles appearing in major Jewish, Christian and mainstream publications, there appears to be a consensus across the political and religious divide acknowledging a significant weakening of…Continue
The Pope is coming to town and an historic agreement between Israel and the Vatican seems imminent. Reports and rumors are rife concerning the status of a Catholic shrine (the Cenacle) which…Continue
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In January 2013, just prior to Israel's national elections, a controversial video emerged with Bayit Yehudi…Continue
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Evangelical Texas Governor Rick Perry and Pastor John Hagee have joined forces to bring a branch of Texas A&M University to Nazareth. The "Peace Campus" will work towards fostering better relations between Jews and Arabs and has plans for 5000 students to attend. Most of the funding for the project will be…Continue
Literally within a minute of each other, on this past Erev Sukkot, September 18th, The Times of Israel published two articles about Christian love for the Jewish people that are worlds apart in every sense.
The prophetic hopes of Israel's Rabbi…Continue
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Just days before Pesach, Jewish Israel posted a video of Pastor John Hagee hailing Jesus from the rooftop of Aish HaTorah’s World Center, overlooking the Kotel and the Temple Mount in…Continue
"…Israel’s leaders urgently need to set up a moral platform rejecting the “Judeo-Christian” blend, which theologically fuses Jews and Christians together without protecting the Jewish faith and maintaining Israel as an independent single-faith Jewish community..."
Rabbi Joseph B.…Continue
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UPDATE: Jewish Israel receives response from the Office of the Chief Rabbinate (June 28th). The letter is…Continue
Rabbi Dr. Sholom Gold and Jewish Israel present:
"Israel and the Evangelicals: a match NOT made in heaven"
Please join us on Monday April 26th at 7:30pm at the Israel Center in Jerusalem, 22 Keren Hayesod St.
Introductory remarks by Rabbi Sholom Gold, Dean of the…Continue
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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…Continue
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