Posts Tagged ‘christian Jewish relations’

Leading Rabbi invited by Bishops’ committee to speak in NZ

Friday, September 4th, 2015

The NZ Catholic Bishops Committee for Interfaith Relations have invited Rabbi Fred Morgan to visit New Zealand this month. The invitation is to mark the 50th Anniversary of the historical document Nostra Aetate – the Declaration on the Relation of the Catholic Church to Non-Christian Religions published in 1965. He will speak first on 9 Read more

Dob in desecrators of Jewish graves

Friday, February 20th, 2015

Race Relations Commissioner Dame Susan Devoy has described an attack on Jewish graves in Dunedin as “gutless, shameful and ignorant” and urged anyone with information on the offenders to contact Police. Constable Greg Marsden said two headstones had been hit with so much force that they ”have broken in half”. The third headstone had a Read more

Are Messianic Jews descendants of original Jewish Christians?

Friday, November 29th, 2013

“Messianic Jews “represent themselves as modern-day counterparts of first-century Jewish-Christian followers of Jesus, who, as it were, went underground for almost two millenia only to resurface recently as today’s Jewish messianics!” says Rabbi Michael J. Cook, the Sol and Arlene Bronstein Professor in Judeo-Christian Studies at Hebrew Union College, writes in his book, Modern Jews Engage the Read more