Catholic Jewish Dialogue Committee

Catholic-Jewish Dialogue Committee / Journeying Together In Faith

Founded in 1993 and funded in part by the Dr. and Mrs. William Winick Symposium on Catholic-Jewish Relations its purpose is:

  • To promote understanding
  • To foster mutual appreciation and respect
  • To disseminate proper and accurate information in teaching about each others faith
  • To encourage sensitivity toward one another's traditions and beliefs

Past programs have included:

  • Catechists' workshops
  • Preparation and distribution of an educational video
  • Essay contest for high school students and poster contests for elementary school students
  • Conference for clergy on topics such as salvation, passion narratives, exploring gospel texts, the Chosen People, and teaching the Hebrew Scriptures to Catholic and Jewish youth
  • Lectures and discussions for college students on the relationship of anti-Semitism and the New Testament

Upcoming Events

  • Annual James J. Kenneally Lecture