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The ICCJ serves as the umbrella organization of 40 national Jewish-Christian dialogue organizations world-wide. The ICCJ member organizations world-wide over the past five decades have been successfully engaged in the historic renewal of Jewish-Christian relations.

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ICCJ Mourns the Death of former Roman Chief Rabbi Elio Toaff (1915 – 2015)

Anette Adelmann; ICCJ General Secretary | 21.04.2015

While preparing for our Annual Conference in Rome we received the sad news of the death of Rabbi Elio Toaff, Rome’s emeritus Chief Rabbi who passed away on Sunday night eleven days before his hundredth birthday. ... [more]

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Interreligious Celebration of Passover in Chile

Shmuel Szteinhendler; Member of the ICCJ Executive Board | 14.04.2015

As part of a long-standing tradition, once again this year the Chilean National District of International Bnai Brith, together with the Chilean Council of Christians and Jews, organized a special interreligious celebration of the Passover Seder, including a special printed edition of the Haggadah. ... [more]

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ICCJ – President’s Reflections for Pesach and Pascha

Philip A. Cunningham; ICCJ President | 02.04.2015

Dear Members of the ICCJ Family: Two defining holy days of Jews and Christians occur in close proximity to each other in 2015, especially in the Western Christian calendar. The eight days of Passover begin at sunset on Friday, April 3rd and the observance of the Resurrection of Jesus occurs on Sunday, April 5th for Western Christians (Sunday, April 12th for Orthodox Christians). … [more]