• June 21, 2009

    Talmudic study opens the door to an understanding of obedience that does not crush the enquiring mind, says Giles Fraser. The text of Scripture, rightly understood, both questions us and affirms our questioning.

  • June 9, 2009

    It is important to remember that "many people in Israel belong to the peace movement", a group that should not be forgotten, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu has said, encouraging moves toward a just peace.

  • March 9, 2009

    Jews need reassurance right now that the agenda represented by the renewed civil liberties movement in Britain is for them, writes Keith Kahn-Harris. They represent a powerful resource for change, but fear is holding them back.

  • February 4, 2009

    Following vast international pressure and condemnation, including a sharp riposte from German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the Vatican says it is asking a Holocaust-denying bishop to publicly recant

  • November 26, 2008

    Sir Sigmund Sternberg, a co-founder of the Three Faiths Forum, which promotes understanding between Christians, Jews and Muslims, has been presented with a Responsible Capitalism Lifetime Achievement Award.

  • September 12, 2008

    Accord, a new coalition promoting inclusive education and seeking the reform of faith schools policy, has expressed reservations over the opening of the Krishna-Avanti School in Edgware, the first publicly-funded Hindu school in Britain.

  • July 18, 2008

    The Jerusalem International YMCA is this year marking the 130th anniversary of when it first opened its doors in the back of a Christian bookstore inside the Old City's Jaffa Gate during the days of Ottoman rule in 1878.

  • July 4, 2008

    Supporters of inclusive schooling have expressed disappointment at a high court judgment that fails to consider seriously religious discrimination under the European Convention on Human Rights.

  • March 6, 2008

    The Cambridge based Centre for the Study of Muslim-Jewish Relations (CSMJR) is promoting an open letter from leading Muslim scholars to the international Jewish community seeking improved understanding and contact among them.

  • March 1, 2008

    Faith groups in Northern Ireland and America have been seeking to learn from one another about making peace in the human and the physical environment together. Earlier this month a US interfaith group visited the province.