Refugees Welcome: a blog for Refugee Week

Posted Jun 10th, 2020

Rev Heston Groenewald, Vicar of All Hallows Church, Leeds, and recipient of the 21 for 21 award for his work with refugees, writes:

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The Omer – Rabbi Barry Kleinberg

Posted May 6th, 2020

Warning: This post is not about coronoavirus….AT ALL (apart from this warning of course!)

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Victory and the Memory of Liberation: What can the 75th anniversary of VE Day teach us about the future of Holocaust remembrance?

Posted May 6th, 2020

When war came to an end in Europe in May 1945, 75 years ago, the Revd Leslie Skinner, a Methodist minister and chaplain to a British tank regiment, recorded in his diary that he was ‘too tired and cold to care. Stayed in bed. Read more

‘We are going for our people’: the life of Edith Stein

Posted Apr 16th, 2020

For Yom HaShoah, Canon Edward Jarosz, priest of the Catholic Diocese of Nottingham, and alumnus of CCJ’s Yad Vashem seminar writes:

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‘Daring to do what is right’: A message from our Chair

Posted Apr 15th, 2020

A message for Easter and Passover from our Chair, the Rt Revd Dr Michael Ipgrave OBE:

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A prayer for Holocaust Memorial Day

Posted Mar 21st, 2020

This prayer and reflection were specially written by Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg, President of CCJ and Senior Rabbi of Masorti Judaism, for Holocaust Memorial Day 2020.

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Sermon by Student Leader Florence at Pembroke College Chapel, Oxford’s interfaith service

Posted Mar 13th, 2020

What an amazing privilege to hear the readings said by a Jew and a Muslim.

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Address by the Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland for Holocaust Memorial Day

Posted Jan 22nd, 2020

A keynote address byThe Rt Revd Colin A M Sinclair, Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland and President of CCJ, at the launch of CCJ’s Christian Prayer for Holocaust Memorial Day, 20 January 2020.

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Stand Together on Holocaust Memorial Day

Posted Jan 21st, 2020

Remarks by Olivia Marks-Woldman, Chief Executive of the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust, at CCJ’s Holocaust Memorial Day reception in the House of Lords, Monday 20 January 2020


Friends, I’d like to begin with a quote:

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