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In Our Time: Taking Stock of Christian-Jewish Relations after Nostra Aetate
In Our Time: Taking Stock of Christian-Jewish Relations after Nostra Aetate
Date: Monday 11th May 2015

Time: 9.30am – 12.30pm

Venue: JW3, 341-351 Finchley Road, London, NW3 6ET.
Expert panels discuss two specific, complimentary areas in which the Vatican document Nostra Aetate has had profound effect on Jewish-Christian relations: theology and dialogue.
The first panel on theology, chaired by Council of Christians and Jews director
Dr Jane Clements, features:

Rabbi David Rosen CBE, international authority on Vatican/Israel relations and recipient of a Papal Knighthood for his contribution to Jewish-Catholic reconciliation

Archbishop Kevin McDonald, Catholic Emeritus Archbishop of Southwark and Chair of the Bishops' Conference Committee for Other Faiths and the UK voice on Catholic-Jewish Relations

Rabbi Jeremy Lawrence, Senior Rabbi at Finchley Kinloss United Synagogue and was a regular speaker at the annual CCJ and CCM inter-meetings in Australia and New Zealand

Canon Dr Andrew Wingate OBE, Founding Director of St. Philips Centre, Leicester and chaplain to the Queen

The second panel on the reality of the dialogue on the ground, chaired by Council of Christians and Jews Programme Manager Dr Steve Innes, features:
Rabbi Shoshana Boyd Gelfand, Director of JHub

Sister Margaret Shepherd nds, Director of Sion Centre for Dialogue and Encounter, Secretary to the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales Committee for Catholic-Jewish Relations

Rabbi David Mason, Rabbi of Muswell Hill Synagogue and interfaith practitioner

Professor Michael Barnes SJ, Dean of Research Students, Professor of Theology and co-founder of the Centre for Interreligious Dialogue at Heythrop College

Tickets can be purchased for £10 per person from the JW3 website here.