This page organizes videos of Institute programs into topical categories. Also included are videos of presentations given elsewhere by the Institute directors.

Christian-Jewish Relations, theologies of 

September 14, 2020

Dialogue as an ‘Exchange of Gifts:’ How the Catholic-Jewish Rapprochement Can Enrich American Society
Rev. Dr. Walter Kedjierski, Rabbi David Straus


July 28, 2020

Catholics, Jews, and the Issues of Our Time [webinar]
Archbishop Nelson Pérez, Rabbi Abraham Skorka


July 16, 2020

Moving toward Mutuality: Five Plus Decades on the Catholic-Jewish "Journey of Friendship"  [webinar with Villa Maria]
Dr. Philip Cunningham

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June 11, 2020

Remembering a Momentous Moment: The Meeting of Pope John XXIII and Prof. Jules Isaac [webinar with the Bea Centre]
Dr. Mary C. Boys, SNJM, Rabbi Dr. Irving Greenberg


April 30, 2020

"'The Two Popes': A Discussion of the Film" [Woolf Institute Webinar]
Dr. Philip Cunningham, Dr. Gemma Simmonds

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April 13, 2020

Tracing the Amazing Transformation of Catholic-Jewish Relations [AIFL Webinar]
Dr. Philip Cunningham, Rabbi David Rosen


February 10, 2020

Jewish Views of Islam and the Religions of Asia
Rabbi Abraham Skorka (responses:) Dr. Umeyye Isra Yazicioglu, Dr. David Carpenter


January 27, 2020

Jewish Views of Christianity
Rabbi Abraham Skorka (responses:) Dr. Philip A. Cunningham, Dr Gerard Jacobitz

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May 9, 2019

The Challenges of Post-Supersessionism in Contemporary Christianity [Wycliffe College]
Dr. Adam Gregerman


April 19, 2019

The Next Steps in Catholic Jewish Relations: Two Perspectives [Providence College]
Rabbi Abraham Skorka, Dr. Philip A. Cunningham


October 25, 2018

Moving Toward Mutuality? – Challenges in Catholic-Jewish Relations [Saint Leo University]
Philip A. Cunningham

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November 9, 2017

Orthodox Jews and the Catholic Church
Rabbi Mark Dratch, Rabbi Dr. Eugene Korn


October 25, 2017

Jews and Lutherans after 500 Years
Rev. Dr. Brooks Schramm


April 4, 2016

Theological Reflections on Catholic-Jewish Relations Fifty Years after Nostra Aetate [Providence College]
Dr. Philip Cunningham, Rabbi Daniel Lehmann


February 24, 2016

Newest Statements on the C-J Relationship
Rabbi Dr. Ruth Langer, Rabbi Dr. David Sandmel, Dr. Elena Procario-Foley


October 11, 2015

Jewish-Christian Relations for the Present Time
Rev Dr. Peter A. Pettit , Dr. Elena Procario-Foley, Rabbi Dr. Ruth Sandberg


May 7, 2015

The Church and the Jews Fifty Years after Vatican II [University of Scranton]
Rabbi Dr. David Berger, Dr Philip A. Cunningham


February 26, 2015

Learning in the Presence of the Other: Deepening Dialogue between Catholics and Jews
Mary C. Boys, Sara S. Lee


December 2, 2014

Abraham Joshua Heschel’s Vision for a New Jewish-Christian Relationship
Dr. Susannah Heschel


November 4, 2014

What Can Catholics and Jews Say to Each Other Today?: Re-imagining Two Landmark Documents
Rev. Dr. John Crossin, Rabbi Dr. David Fox Sandmel


February 22, 2011

The People Israel, Christianity, and the Covenantal Responsibility to History
Rabbi Dr. Eugene Korn (responses:) Rabbi Richard Hirsch, Dr. Philip A. Cunningham


Institute Historic Moments

March 5, 2017

“A Genuine Gift of God”: The 50th Anniversary of the Institute’s Very First Program
Rev. Dr. Dennis McManus, Rabbi A. James Rudin


September 27, 2015

Pope Francis blesses "Synagoga and Ecclesia in Our Time" sculpture at SJU


September 25, 2015

50 Years of a Journey of Friendship: The Golden Jubilee of Nostra Aetate and the Dedication of "Synagoga and Ecclesia in Our Time" 


Interreligious Relations Nationally and Internationally 

October 25, 2020

American Antisemitism in Historical Perspective
Dr. Jonathan Sarna; (responses:) Dr. Heather Miller-Rubens, Rabbi Dr. Lance Sussman [offered in collaboration with the Council of Centers on Jewish-Christian Relations]


November 6, 2019

Did the Bible to Sanction Slavery?
Dr. Paul Finkelman


October 23, 2019

Suffering Citizens: Past Traumas in Jewish and African American Youth Literature (forthcoming)
Dr. Jodi Eichler Levine

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September 25, 2019

Longing for Mayberry: Cultural Ideals as Weapons of Exclusion
Dr. Reggie L. Williams


March 4, 2019

Science and Religion: Contradictory or Complementary? Rabbi Abraham Skorka (response:) Dr. Gerard Jacobitz


February 25, 2019

Interreligious Complexities of Abortion Debate
Rabbi Abraham Skorka
(response:) Dr. Marvin J. H. Lee, Ph.D


February 18, 2019

The Perils of Polarized Public Discourse
Rabbi Abraham Skorka
(response: Dr. James Caccamo)


November 12, 2018

Jewish-Christian Dialogue and Dialogue with Other Religions: Are They Complementary?
Rev. Dr. Peter Phan


October 29, 2018

Interreligious Service of Solidarity in memory of the eleven victims of the shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh.

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November 10, 2016

Quarantine in the Prague Ghetto: Jewish-Christian Relations in a Time of Plague
Dr. Joshua Teplitsky


July 13, 2016

International Religious Pluralism (ICCJ)
L. Apotheker, Dr. P. Bargar, Rev. Dr. M. Trainor, Rabbi S. Szteinhendler, Dr. D. Weissman

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July 12, 2016

The Jewish Experience of the American Experiment (ICCJ) Dr. Jonathan Sarna (responses:) Dr. Mehnaz Afridi, Dr. Volker Haarmann


July 12, 2016

The Muslim Experience of the American Experiment (ICCJ) Dr. Mehnaz Afridi (responses:) Rabbi Dr. Jonathan Sarna, Dr. Volker Haarmann


July 11, 2016

The Christian Majority in the USA: Tolerance, Intolerance, and Competition (ICCJ) Dr. David M. Krueger, Dr. Kate Oxx, Dr. Terry Rey, Dr. David Watt

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January 28, 2013

Conversation among Jews, Christians, and Muslims since Vatican II Rabbi Dr. Nancy Fuchs Kreimer, Anse Tamara Gray, Dr. Philip Cunningham


November 14, 2012

The Lessons of Kristallnacht for Jewish-Christian-Muslim Relations Today
Rabbi Dr. Mark Winer



Jesus, Early Church, Early Rabbinic Judaism

September 18, 2019

Jews and Pharisees: Reality versus Portrayal in Christian Preaching [Iona College]
Dr. Philip A. Cunningham, Rabbi Abraham Skorka


May 9, 2019

The Pharisees as a Textbook Case: Their Presentation in Catholic Religion Textbooks [Pontifical Biblical Institute] Dr. Philip A. Cunningham

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October 18, 2018

When Christians Were Jews
Dr. Paula Fredriksen

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September 26, 2017

The Apostle Paul in the Jewish Imagination
Dr. Daniel Langton


July 12, 2016

Paul’s Theology and Christian Anti-Judaism [ICCJ] Dr. E. P. Sanders, Rev. Dick Pruiksma, Dr. Adele Reinhartz

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November 12, 2012

Moses Maimonides and His Controversial Legacy
Rabbi Alan Iser


February 27, 2012

Cursing the Christians? A History of the Birkat HaMinim
Rabbi Dr. Ruth Langer


November 17, 2009

The Misunderstood Jew: The Church and the Scandal of the Jewish Jesus
Dr. Amy-Jill Levine


March 5, 2007

Ancient Manuscripts, Modern Discoveries, and the Quest for Religious Truth
Dr. Lawrence Schiffman


Pope Francis

December 11, 2019

Hanukkah, Christmas and the State of the World
Pope Francis and Rabbi Abraham Skorka


November 19, 2019

Reunion on the Tenth Anniversary of the Publication of On Heaven and Earth
Pope Francis and Rabbi Abraham Skorka


September 27, 2019

Pope Francis blesses "Synagoga and Ecclesia in Our Time" sculpture at SJU


June 14, 2017

Pope Francis and Rabbi Abraham Skorka on the Importance of Interreligious Dialogue for Them Personally 

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Shoah (Holocaust) 

November 7, 2013

Transcending Trauma 75 Years after Kristallnacht: Survivor Stories, the Search for Meaning, and Attitudes toward Perpetrators
Dr Bea Hollander-Goldfein, Dr Nancy Isserman

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State of Israel

January 8, 2019

Fulfilling the Promise of a New Relationship: A Public Roundtable on Covenant and the Land
Dr. Gavin D’Costa, Dr. Amy-Jill Levine


April 16, 2018

The Catholic Church and Israel
Dr. Philip A. Cunningham


March 19, 2018

Mainline Protestant Churches and Israel
Rev. Dr. Peter A. Pettit


February 19, 2018

Evangelical Protestantism and Israel
Rev. Dr. Gerald R. McDermott


October 26, 2016

The Other Peace Process: Interreligious Dialogue in Service of Peace in Israel
Rabbi Ron Kronish, Mayor Issa Jabber


October 9, 2016

Where We Live, What We Believe: Thinking about Israel, Palestine, and the Churches in Context
Rev. Dr. Robert Cathey, Rev Dr. Jean-Pierre Ruiz


September 13, 2016

Painful Hope: A Palestinian and a Settler Rabbi Talk Peace
Antwan Saca, Rabbi Hanan Schlesinger


November 10, 2014

Christian Biblical Interpretations of the Modern Jewish Return to the Land of Israel [Catholic Theological Union]
Dr. Adam Gregerman

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October 4, 2012

Relations between the State of Israel and the Holy See: 1993 to the Present
Rev. Dr. John T. Pawlikowski


March 5, 2008

Israel at 60: ‘Promised Land’ for Jews and Christians
Dr. Eugene Fisher, Rabbi Dr. Eugene Korn


"Synagoga and Ecclesia in Our Time" Sculpture 

October 12, 2020

How Jews Have Been Portrayed in Christian Art
Dr. Clare Renkin (webinar from Sisters of Sion, Australia)


October 18, 2018

Designing and Creating “Synagoga and Ecclesia in Our Time”
Sculptor Joshua Koffman


September 27, 2015

Pope Francis blesses "Synagoga and Ecclesia in Our Time" sculpture at SJU


September 25, 2015

50 Years of a Journey of Friendship: The Golden Jubilee of Nostra Aetate and the Dedication of "Synagoga and Ecclesia in Our Time"