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  • December 16, 2018

    Conscientious objectors Hilel Garmi, 19, and Adam Rafaelov, 18, have been imprisoned again for their refusal to serve in the military.

  • July 20, 2017

    Last week, young Jewish, Muslim and Christian students learned about communication and peacebuilding during a workshop at the Ecumenical Centre in Geneva, all with the hope of serving as peacemakers in their own contexts. The session was led by Marianne Ejdersten, director of Communication at the World Council of Churches.

  • November 26, 2015

    Jewish, Muslim and Christian organisations will march together calling for action to address climate change on 29 November, united by a shared concern for protection of the earth and all who live on it.

  • January 16, 2015

    Izza Leghtas, who is Western Europe researcher at the NGO Human Rights Watch, has written an important dispatch on why France must now tackle intolerance against Jews and Muslims in the aftermath of the appalling Charlie Hebdo killings.

  • January 27, 2014

    Holocaust Memorial Day, marking the liberation of prisoners from the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp and the Nazi death machine generally, as well as earlier and more recent genocides across the world, is being observed in Britain today (27 January 2014).

  • January 9, 2013

    Core religious issues of Jewish-Christian relations intertwine with complex current political realities, says Dr Clare Amos from the World Council of Churches.

  • January 28, 2012

    Hundreds of events to mark Holocaust Memorial Day took place as part of the worldwide commemoration on Friday 27 January, with more this weekend.

  • January 15, 2012

    Should Israel allow segregation by gender in the public sphere simply because one religious group - ultra-Orthodox Jews - demand it?

  • January 15, 2012

    It has been a momentous twelve months in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), and in relation to developments popularly dubbed the 'Arab Spring' or (perhaps more helpfully) the 'Arab Awakening'. Time, we think, to stop for a moment and take stock.

  • October 11, 2011

    Some 80 per cent of Jewish Israelis are dissatisfied with how the government handles issues of religion and state, a new survey suggests.