Jewish Journal

Tag: Interfaith Relations

View the most popular tags overall?

  • More than four decades on, Jewish dialogue with Orthodox Christians still fragile

    2 weeks ago

    For two days, 38 leading Jewish and Orthodox Christian clerics and scholars sat in a hotel outside the Greek capital for a rare dialogue on relations between the two ancient faiths.

    The talks, held last month, were only the eighth round since formal interfaith dialogue...

  • Islamic radicalism poses dilemma for Jews in interfaith dialogue

    February 3, 2015 | 10:39 am

    After the deadly terrorist attacks in Paris last month, Kari Alterman heard from every one of her Detroit-area Muslim dialogue partners, all of them calling to express their sadness and concern.

    They just didn’t do so publicly.

    Statements condemning violence are normally made...

  • Christian donors to give more than $1M in crisis aid to Ukraine Jews

    March 14, 2014 | 11:25 am

    A charity organization funded by Christians has pledged over $1 million in emergency funding for Ukrainian Jews.

    Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, founder of the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews, made the announcement about the extra funding for Ukraine during a trip he...

  • Rabbi reverses interfaith marriage policy

    By Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    September 27, 2012 | 2:06 pm

    It’s not often that a rabbi’s High Holy Days sermon is interrupted by a standing ovation. But that is what happened — twice — when Rabbi John Rosove, senior rabbi of Temple Israel of Hollywood, dedicated his sermon on the first day of Rosh Hashanah to explaining why he was changing...