Mission Center: The Episcopal Church: Partnerships

Jewish-Christian Relations

  • Council of Centers on Jewish-Christian Relations
    The Council of Centers on Jewish-Christian Relations is an association of centers and institutes devoted to enhancing mutual understanding between Jews and Christians. Most of these centers or institutes are located in the United States, but there are also affiliate members from other countries. Representatives from major Christian and Jewish agencies and religious bodies in the United States are also members.

  • The National Conference for Community and Justice
    The National Conference for Community and Justice, founded in 1927 as The National Conference for Christians and Jews, is a human relations organization dedicated to fighting bias, bigotry, and racism in America. NCCJ promotes understanding and respect among all races, religions and cultures through advocacy, conflict resolution, and education.

  • Jewish-Christian Relations
    A site concerned with issues in the on-going Christian-Jewish dialogue containing articles, bibliographies and other resources, pages of Christian-Jewish organizations, addresses of and links to institutes and groups involved in the dialogue, statements of churches, joint statements, as well as news, events, and reports. Many contributions are also available in German, Spanish, Portuguese, and Russian.

  • Institute for Christian & Jewish Studies (ICJS)
    A non-profit organization that concentrates its educational expertise on the dual tasks of disarming religious hatred and establishing models of interfaith understanding. Founded in 1987 by an interfaith coalition of laity and clergy, the ICJS offers a variety of educational programs that highlight the distinctiveness of the Jewish and Christian traditions and confront the dangerous misunderstandings that have evolved in our two communities.

  • Boston College Center for Christian-Jewish Learning
    Devoted to the multifaceted development & implementation of new relationships between Christians & Jews that are based not merely on toleration but on full respect and mutual enrichment. This purpose flows from the Mission of Boston College & responds to the vision of Roman Catholic documents since the Vatican II.  Scholars and thinkers representing diverse Jewish and Christian perspectives engage in intense and ongoing study of all aspects of our related yet distinct traditions of faith. 


Resources »

Prayers of the People for ELCA 10th Anniversary Full Communion Celebration
General Convention 2009 Statement on Interreligious Relations
NCC Statement on Ramadan and Cordoba House
Guidelines for Confirmation and Reception

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