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Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Nostra Aetate 50th Anniversary Marked by Controversial Vatican and Rabbinic Statements

posted by JewishIsrael.com

Nostra Aetate 50th Anniversary Marked by Controversial Vatican and Rabbinic Statements

Two statements, one Papal and one Rabbinic, addressing the status of Christian-Jewish interfaith relations emerged with great fanfare last month, only to cause confusion, denial, debate, and some embarrassment among Catholic and Jewish sources. A number of evangelical leaders also weighed in with critical reviews.

With Christian-Jewish relations on the brink, as evidenced by a noticeable rise in cross-denominational church anti-Israelism, it seems that the recent flurry of frantic interfaith activity may have been created to stem the ominous tide and to protect the vision of what was largely perceived to be the new era  of Christian love, from this newest wave of Church-driven anti-Semitism


Here in Part 1 of this report, JewishIsrael explores the reaction and the misunderstandings generated by the both the Vatican and CJCUC rabbinic initiated declarations, as well as the recent attempts at damage control…more




2 comments:

Anonymous said...

We have to say B'H that it's falling apart. These so-called 'rabbis' have no right in having interfaith dialogues with other faiths. This was and is expressly emphasized by all gedolei Yisrael from time immemorial. These so-called 'rabbis' will have to answer to the G-D of Israel. All this caused and will cause is anti-semitism running amok.

Batya Medad said...

Ellen, thanks for posting this.