CJCUC Condemns the Attack on the Latrun Monastery

CJCUC Condemns the Attack on the Latrun Monastery

David Nekrutman, Director of the Center for Christian Jewish Understanding and Cooperation in Efrat has strongly condemned the attack on the Latrun Monastery. Calling the attack “indefensible” Mr. Nekrutman said, “This morning, I visited the monastery and was horrified to see the mindless vandalism. The monks who live there are well known for their commitment […]

Benedict’s ‘Jesus’ and the Jews

Benedict’s ‘Jesus’ and the Jews

The second volume of Pope Benedict XVI’s “Jesus of Nazareth” has already created a splash. Even before the book’s release, numerous Jewish leaders lavished effusive praise on Benedict for the volume’s exculpation of the Jews in Jesus’ crucifixion. But is anything new here? Has Benedict broken any ground regarding how Catholics need to understand their […]

CJCUC Statement on Christians in Middle East

CJCUC Statement on Christians in Middle East

We, the leaders of The Center for Jewish-Christian Understanding in Efrat, are distressed over the decline of Christians throughout the Middle East. In the last 50 years, the Christian populations in the region have dropped significantly in every country except Israel. This trend has accelerated in the last 10 years. Christians were once a majority […]