Last article of section "Judaism"
On Wednesday afternoon Pope Francis received in the Vatican leaders of the World Jewish Congress. Given the observance of the Jewish New Year in a few days time, he wished them in Hebrew “Shana tova umetuka (Happy and Sweet New Year).” “We gave the Pope a honey leicaj (cake), just as the Jewish tradition establis...read more
Articles from section "Judaism"
The Tyburn Nuns of England will this week celebrate the return of their restored megillah, a scroll of the biblical book of Esther dating back to the late 18th century. The “Tyburn Megillah” …read more
A world class scroll of the Torah, most probably from the famous dynasty of the rabbis of Kotzk (Poland), of which the founder was cited by the Pope Francis (Lumen Fidei, 13) was discovered …read more
Since the election of Pope Francis, the Catholic Church has been engaged in a re-discovery of its close association with the poor and those who suffer. In his call for "a poor church for the …read more
Here is the text of a reflection given by Rabbi David Rosen on Oct. 27 in Assisi at the "Spirit of Assisi" meeting. * * * It is an honor for me to be part of this testimony of love in the …read more
JOINT STATEMENT OF THE 22ndINTERNATIONAL CATHOLIC-JEWISH LIAISON COMMITTEE MEETING, MADRID (OCTOBER 13-16, 2013) The International Catholic-Jewish Liaison Committee (ILC) is the official …read more