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Statement on demonstration against antisemitism in Parliament Square

Posted Mar 26th, 2018

As Christians and Jews, we declare our full solidarity with all those who are demonstrating against antisemitism in Parliament Square this evening. Wherever in society it arises and whoever allows it space, antisemitism is abhorrent and must be identified and eradicated. We are deeply concerned at attempts by some to silence the Jewish community’s response to this issue. Read more

CCJ Lincoln: Jewish Living Experience Exhibition

Posted Feb 14th, 2018

The Jewish Living Experience Exhibition will be held from 24th April to 8th May at Lincoln Cathedral. It is being organized by the Lincoln Jewish Community and the Board of Deputies of British Jews. Please look out for further details nearer the time.

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CCJ statement on law signed by Polish President

Posted Feb 7th, 2018

The Council of Christians and Jews (CCJ) is deeply concerned that the passing and signing into law in Poland of controversial proposals related to Holocaust education and remembrance is a significant restriction on the free discussion of history.

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CCJ thanks Archbishop for grant

Posted Jan 29th, 2018

The Council of Christians and Jews (CCJ) is delighted to have received a grant from the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Discretionary Fund. We are very grateful to Archbishop Justin for this generous gift which is an acknowledgement of the important work that CCJ is doing in education, dialogue, and social action between Christians and Jews and other faiths.

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Statement from CCJ Chair for Holocaust Memorial Day 2018

Posted Jan 25th, 2018

The theme for Holocaust Memorial Day 2018 is “The Power of Words”. As we who are Christians and Jews know well, words have a power to indict, spread hate, and cause irreparable harm in the lives of individuals and communities. But often it is also the absence of words which has such an impact in situations of hatred and discrimination, and of course genocide. Read more