Is Christian-Jewish Theological Dialogue Permitted? A Postscript to Rav Joseph B. Soloveitchik’s article, “Confrontation”

Is Christian-Jewish Theological Dialogue Permitted? A Postscript to Rav Joseph B. Soloveitchik’s article, “Confrontation”

BY RABBI SHLOMO RISKIN My revered teacher and mentor, Rav Joseph B. Soloveitchik, published an essay entitled “Confrontation,” dealing with the subject of Jewish-Christian dialogue; it appeared in the Spring 1964 edition of Tradition, the official journal of the (Orthodox) Rabbinical Council of America.  What follows is an analysis of and commentary on my mentor’s […]

CJCUC’s Statement on a Jewish Understanding of Christians and Christianity

CJCUC’s Statement on a Jewish Understanding of Christians and Christianity

After collaborating and working with various Christian organizations, leaders, and scholars over the past three years, the leaders of the Center for Jewish-Christian Understanding and Cooperation (CJCUC) in Efrat and Jerusalem have released a statement of A Jewish Understanding of Christians and Christianity. CJCUC is the first Orthodox Jewish entity dedicated to engaging in dialogue […]

CJCUC Joins IJCIR as Partner

CJCUC Joins IJCIR as Partner

JERUSALEM, ISRAEL—Ohr Torah Stone’s Center for Jewish-Christian Understanding and Cooperation (CJCUC) in Efrat is pleased to announce that it is now a full partner of the Israel Jewish Council for Interreligious Relations (IJCIR) in Jerusalem. “I am grateful to IJCIR’s board members in accepting CJCUC and recognizing the unique contribution that our young organization has […]