“Some Unfinished Business of Nostra Aetate: Jewish and Christian Challenges”

Rabbi Dr. Eugene Korn

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 | 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Haub Executive Suite, McShain Hall – 5th Floor [campus map]

Fifty years after the revolution begun by Nostra Aetate, Judaism is still challenged to develop an accurate sympathetic understanding of the Christianity, while the Church has yet to come to grips with the Jewish people’s return to Zion and the particularity of the Jewish people’s covenant with God. How can we make a start on these important challenges?

Rabbi Dr. Eugene Korn is academic director of the Center for Jewish-Christian Understanding and Cooperation in Israel, and co-director of CJCUC’s Institute of Theological Inquiry. He has published more than 40 scholarly and popular essays on Jewish-Christian relations, Israel, and Jewish ethics, which have been translated into Hebrew, German, Spanish and Italian. He is the author or editor of several books including, The Jewish Connection to the Land of IsraelJewish Theology and World Religions, Covenant and Hope: Christian and Jewish Reflections, and Ploughshares into Swords: Jewish and Christian Reflections on Religion and Violence.