CJCUC & The Orthodox Rabbis Statement on Christianity

CJCUC & The Orthodox Rabbis Statement on Christianity

Last month, CJCUC published on its website, a groundbreaking statement on Christianity by Orthodox rabbis. Most reactions to the statement were positive and welcoming, yet some agenda-driven persons have distorted the meaning of our statement to advance their agenda. Breaking Israel News has covered the controversy and allowed CJCUC officers to put the statement in […]

Is Christian-Jewish Theological Dialogue Permitted? A Postscript to Rav Joseph B. Soloveitchik’s article, “Confrontation”

Is Christian-Jewish Theological Dialogue Permitted? A Postscript to Rav Joseph B. Soloveitchik’s article, “Confrontation”

BY RABBI SHLOMO RISKIN My revered teacher and mentor, Rav Joseph B. Soloveitchik, published an essay entitled “Confrontation,” dealing with the subject of Jewish-Christian dialogue; it appeared in the Spring 1964 edition of Tradition, the official journal of the (Orthodox) Rabbinical Council of America.  What follows is an analysis of and commentary on my mentor’s […]

Riskin: CUFI Convention is a Historic Revolution

Riskin: CUFI Convention is a Historic Revolution

In an interview with Israel Hayom, a major daily publication in the Holy Land, Rabbi Riskin considered Christians United for Israel Washington Summit in July as a religious and historic revolution in Christianity’s support for the Jewish people. “They are friends. True friends. In a mostly anti-Semitic world, do you see how much of a miracle […]