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Isaiah, prophetic words pointing to a way

Dozens of meetings across Italy enlivened the 34th edition of the Day dedicated to the deepening and development of dialogue between Catholics and Jews that this year focused on the prophetic passage from Isaiah 40: “Comfort, comfort my people”. Rabbis, …

The pope in the synagogue, an encounter that made History

Among the most significant events of Ratzinger’s pontificate, there is the visit he made to the Great Synagogue of Rome in January 2010, marking only the second time that a pope has crossed the Tiber River to enter the primary …

“An interlocutor of the highest level”

Reactions and commotion for the death of Joseph Ratzinger all over the world. “In his brief but intense pontificate, Benedict XVI has left an important mark not only in his Church but the whole world” remarks, among others, the Rabbi …

“Ratzinger, a pope who sowed for the future”

The Union of the Italian Jewish Communities expresses its togetherness to Pope Francis, to the leaders of the Church, and to the entire Catholic world on the death of Pope Emeritus Joseph Ratzinger. A great figure of a spiritual leader, …

Working towards peace, step by step

“Every step that brings peace between people is blessed and desirable”. So rabbi Menachem Mendel Chitrik, Istanbul Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi and leader of the Islamic countries rabbinical alliance. “It is clear that if relations between Israel and Turkey improve, it …

Shoah Memorial and CDEC, together for a new start

In the heart of Milan, a place of Remembrance, to carry out historical research, teach, where to debate and reflect on our society. Last week, when new spaces were inaugurated and the new headquarters of the Centre of Contemporary Jewish …