Daniel, a member of the Jerusalem kehilla, sent us a video clip of a Jewish man asking Saint Jose-Maria Escriva, founder of Opus Dei, a question.

Nancy Kalikow Maxwell describes here experience as a Jewish librarian at a Catholic college in the United States of America. The article was published in the Jewish newspaper, Forward, on February 9, 2010.

Rabbi David Rosen, prominent representative of the Chief Rabbinate of Israel in dialogue with the Catholic Church, contributed the following article to the open forum blog of the Institute for Jewish Policy Research on Thursday, May 28, 2009.

Rabbi David Rosen is active in many different forums of Catholic-Jewish dialogue and has a unique perspective on this dialogue as an Orthodox Israeli rabbi and as committed to the historic reconciliation between the Church and the Jewish people. We reproduce here an article he published on the recent crisis between the Church and the Jews.

Here is the full text of Rabbi Shear Yashuv Cohen's talk at the Synod of Bishops in Rome, delivered on October 6, 2008. We publish the text here in Russian too.

Since 2003, a delegation of the Holy See's Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews and a delegation for relations with the Catholic Church of the State of Israel's Chief Rabbinate have been meeting yearly and discussing various themes of common interest.

The Second Vatican Council (1962-1965) initiated a new epoch in the relations between Catholics and Jews. An important series of official documents have redefined the Church’s teaching on Judaism, the Jewish people and relations between Jews and Christians. These documents were then applied to the diverse realities of local churches.

In 1965, the Second Vatican Council published its declaration on relations with non-Christian religions. Paragraph 4, the longest in the document, dealt with relations with the Jewish people and marked a turning point in relations between the Church and the Jewish people.