The Hawk: “Crimes against local Jewish communities: St. Joe’s Institute for Jewish-Catholic Relations issues statement of solidarity”

March 8, 2017

The Hawk: “Crimes against local Jewish communities: St. Joe’s Institute for Jewish-Catholic Relations issues statement of solidarity”    more

Philadelphia Inquirer: “Celebrating 50 years of Jewish-Catholic dialogue at St. Joseph’s University”

March 3, 2017

Philadelphia Inquirer: “Celebrating 50 years of Jewish-Catholic dialogue at St. Joseph’s University”    more

Institute Issues Statement on Mount Carmel Cemetery Vandalism

February 27, 2017

Statement on Mount Carmel Cemetery Vandalism

For fifty years, the Institute for Jewish-Catholic Relations of Saint Joseph’s University has pursued the mission of “increasing knowledge and deepening understanding between the Jewish and Catholic peoples.” It has consistently sought to enact the vision of Jews and Catholics learning from each other in a relationship of friendship and mutual enrichment.  Over time, those blessed with such a relationship come to learn each other’s gifts and traditions, and also what causes each other pain.

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“A Genuine Gift of God”: Event Celebrates 50th Anniversary of SJU’s Institute for Jewish-Catholic Relations

February 6, 2017

“A Genuine Gift of God”: Event Celebrates 50th Anniversary of SJU’s Institute for Jewish-Catholic Relations     more

L’Osservatore Romano: “The American Experiment: The ICCJ Conference in Philadelphia”

July 16, 2016

L’Osservatore Romano: “The American Experiment: The ICCJ Conference in Philadelphia”

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Jewish Exponent: “ICCJ Conference at Saint Joseph’s University Promotes Worldwide Brotherhood”

July 6, 2016

Jewish Exponent: “ICCJ Conference at Saint Joseph’s University Promotes Worldwide Brotherhood”

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International Council of Christians and Jews Conference to be Held at SJU

June 16, 2016

International Council of Christians and Jews Conference to be Held at SJU

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“‘A Sacred Calling, A Pivotal Moment'”: A Conversation on the Newest Statements about the Christian-Jewish Relationship”

February 24, 2016

A Conversation on the Newest Statements about the Christian-Jewish Relationship

Including the first theological statement by the Catholic Church in 30 years

February 24, 2016 at 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Doyle Banquet Hall South, Campion Student Center [campus map]

At the end of 2015, three significant statements from the Vatican, the French Jewish community, and a group of Orthodox rabbis were issued on the relationship between Christians and Jews. The Institute has invited some leading scholars to SJU for a consultation to study these texts, many of whom will join in a public conversation about these fascinating documents. The texts are available at the bottom of the webpage found HERE.

Forward: “Pontiff Makes Surprise Stop to Bless Sculpture Symbolizing Catholic Unity with Jews”

September 28, 2015
Forward: “Pontiff Makes Surprise Stop to Bless Sculpture Symbolizing Catholic Unity with Jews” more

Philly.com: “Pope Francis’ ‘brother,’ the rabbi, heading to Philly”

July 28, 2015
Philly.com: “Pope Francis’ ‘brother,’ the rabbi, heading to Philly” more