Institute for Jewish-Catholic Relations

INSTITUTE ARCHIVES

This page provides various materials from past Institute events.

Nov 7, 2013

Transcending Trauma 75 Years after Kristallnacht: Survivor Stories, the Search for Meaning, and Attitudes toward Perpetrators

  • Dr. Bea Hollander Goldfein
  • Dr. Nancy Isserman
summary video

Oct 7, 2013

Crossing Borders: Hebrew Manuscripts as a Meeting Place of Cultures

  • Dr. Piet van Boxel
summary

Mar 17, 2013 The Passover Seder at SJU: Experiencing Exodus Together summary

Jan 28, 2013

 "Learning How to Talk to Each Other: Religious Conversation among Jews, Christians, and Muslims since the Second Vatican Council"

  • Rabbi Dr. Nancy Fuchs-Kreimer
  • Anse Tamara Gray
  • Dr. Philip A. Cunningham
summary
 video  

Dec 3, 2012

"Was There 'Christian Marriage' in the Middle Ages?" 

  • Dr. Ruth Mazo Karras
summary
 

Nov 14, 2012

"The Lessons of Kristallnacht for Jewish-Christian-Muslim Relations Today"

  • Rabbi Dr. Mark Winer
summary video  

Nov 12, 2012

"From Moses to Moses There Was None Like Moses: Moses Maimonides and His Controversial Legacy" (SJU Learns)

  • Rabbi Alan Iser
summary video  

Oct 4, 2012

"Relations between the State of Israel and the Holy See: 1993 to the Present"

  • Rev. Dr. John T. Pawlikowski
summary video  

April 19,
2012
"Remembering from the Heart: Thoughts for Yom Hashoah 2012"
  • Dr. Victoria Barnett
  • Rabbi Alan Iser
summary


Mar 25,
2012
Jewish-Catholic Seder: Experiencing Exodus Together summary


Feb 27,
2012

"Cursing the Christians? A History of the Birkat HaMinim"

  • Rabbi Dr. Ruth Langer
summary video

Dec 5,
2011

"Hairy Women and Noble Savages: Jews, Christians, and Others during the Long 18th Century"

  • Dr. Iris Idelson-Shein
summary  

Nov 10,
2011

"An Abrahamic Reunion: How Religion Can Be a Force for Peace in the Middle-East"

  • Rabbi Eliyahu McLean
  • Sheikh Ghassan Manasra                  
summary


Nov 2,
2011

"Toward a Jewish Theology of Other Religions"

  • Dr. Deborah Weissman
summary video

Oct 20,
2011

"New Jerusalem, The Interrogation of Baruch de Spinoza at Talmud Torah Congregation: Amsterdam, July 27, 1656"

  • Discussion and performance at the Lantern Theater Company
summary  

Oct 16,
2011

"'And When I Left, My Heart Wept for Both of Them': Reflections on Eleven Years of Living on the Seam between Israel and Palestine"

  • Rev. Michael McGarry
summary  

Apr 5,
2011

"Behold: Peace in the Holy Land"

  • Abu Ali Awaad
  • Yuval Rahamim
summary audio from NPR

Mar 27,
2011
Jewish-Catholic Seder: Experiencing Exodus Together summary


Feb 22,
2011

"The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: How Its Complexities Obstruct Jewish-Christian Understanding"

  • Rabbi Dr. Eugene Korn
  • Rev. Dr. Peter A. Pettit
  • Dr. Philip A. Cunningham
summary


Feb 22,
2011

"The People Israel, Christianity and the Covenantal Responsibility to History"

  • Rabbi Dr. Eugene Korn
    • Response: Rabbi Richard Hirsh
    • Response: Dr. Philip A. Cunningham
summary video

Oct 27,
2010

"Doing Theology in the Context of the Gift and the Promise of Nostra Aetate"

  • Dr. Terrence Tilley
summary


Sept 28,
2010

"Living in Covenant with God:
The Christian's Call to Priestly, Prophetic, and Kingly Life; The Jew’s Call to a Life of Torah"

  • Aldegonde Brenninkmeijer-Werhahn
  • Rabbi Alan Iser
summary


Apr. 18,
2010

 "Why Christians Must Remember the Shoah"

  • Dr. Mary C. Boys, SNJM
  • Dr. Katharina von Kellenbach
  • Dr. Björn Krondorfer
  • Rev. Dr. Jean-Pierre Ruiz
summary



Nov. 17,
2009

"The Misunderstood Jew: The Church and the Scandal of the Jewish Jesus"

  • Dr. Amy-Jill Levine
summary video

Mar. 19,
2009

 "Judaism, Christianity, and the Crucifixion: Coexistence vs. Antisemitism on Medieval Parchment"

  • Rabbi Dr. Michael Cook
summary  video  

Feb. 19,
2009

" Gaza: Multiple Perspectives"

  • Dr. Lisa Baglione
  • Dr. Philip Cunningham
  • Rabbi Alan Iser
  • Dr. Isra Yazicioglu
summary
   

Feb.3,
2009

"The Lifting of the Excommunications of Bishops Ordained by Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre"

  • Msgr. Michael J. Carroll
  • Dr. Philip A. Cunningham
  • Rabbi Alan Iser

Press:  Bulletin  |  Catholic Standard & Times | Jewish Exponent

summary  video

PowerPoint


Jan. 11,
2009
"Contemporary Questions about Covenant and Conversion"
  • Dr. Edward Kessler
  • Dr. Philip A. Cunningham
summary  video

Papers:
Kessler
Cunningham


Dec. 9,
2008

"Catholic-Jewish Relations in Germany in 2008"

  • Rev. Dr. Hanspeter Heinz

Press: Jewish Exponent

summary    

Sept 10,
2008
"Religion, Politics, and Moral Decision Making"
  • Dr. Thomas Massaro, S.J.
  • Rabbi Dr. Lance Sussma
 

Mar 5,
2008
"Israel at 60: 'Promised Land' for Jews and Christians"
  • Dr. Eugene Fisher
  • Rabbi Dr. Eugene Korn
 Papers:
Fisher

Oct 14,
2007

"Traveling Together Down an Unfamiliar Road: Catholic-Jewish Relations in the United States Today"

  • Dr. Philip A. Cunningham
summary
 

Mar 5,
2007
"Ancient Manuscripts, Modern Discoveries, and the Quest for Religious Truth"
  • Dr. Lawrence Schiffman
   video  

Oct
2006
"How God is One: Recent Research on God in the Biblical World and Its Implications for Jewish-Christian Relations"
  • Dr. Mark Smith
     

Mar
2006
"The Meaning of 'Israel' for Jews and Christians"
  • Dr. Joseph Devlin
     

Mar
2005
"Forty Years after Nostra Aetate"
  • Rabbi James Rudin
     

Oct
2004
"Religion in a Time of Crisis: Obstacle or Solution?"
  • Dr. Sanaullah Kimani, Rabbi David Straus, Dr. Leonard Swidler
     

Mar
2004
"Mission, Covenant, and Religious Pluralism"
  • Rev. Dr. John T. Pawlikowski
     

Oct
2003
"Pius XII, the Nazis, and the Holocaust: New Light on the Controversy"
  • Dr. Gerald Fogarty, S.J.
  • Dr.Michael Marrus
     

Oct
2002
"Hallowed be whose Name?: Jewish and Catholic Understandings of God?"
  • Rabbi Howard Avruhm Addison
  • Dr. David Efroymson. LaSalle University
     

Oct
2001
"How Are We Our Brother's Keepers?" Two Faiths, Many Views on Faith-Based Services"
  • Dr. Murray Friedman
  • Burt Siegel
  • Msgr. Timothy Senior
     

Mar
2001
"Dabru Emet: A New Era in Jewish-Christian Relations?"
  • Rabbi David Sandmel
  • Rev. Dr. John T. Pawlikowski