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The JEWISH AND CHRISTIAN LITURGICAL CALENDAR, 2022-23
Etz-Hayim - Tree of Life Publishing has released the latest edition of its liturgical calendar, featuring both the Jewish and Christian cycles of holidays, festivals and readings for 16 months from September 2022 to December 2023. Download your copy, free. More...

THE PSALMS
Dr (Sr) Mary Reaburn nds, Yarra Theological Union, explores the Psalms as Jewish Prayer & Christian Prayer in her book "A Friendly Guide to the Book of Psalms" (John Garratt, 2022). More...

SEELISBERG
The International Council of Christians and Jews (ICCJ) offers a series of short articles reflecting on the groundbreaking 1947 Conference that took place in Seelisberg, Switzerland, addressing antisemitism and related key issues. More...

THE PASSION OF JESUS
In 2022 ICCJ & CCJR produced a video series exploring how Jesus’ Passion can be presented in ways that avoid anti-Jewish biases and better illuminate the gospel message. More...

RESOURCE BOOK ON 'THE LAND'
"Enabling Dialogue about the Land: A resource book for Jews and Christians", edited by Philip A. Cunningham, Ruth Langer,  Jesper Svartvik (Paulist Press, 2021). Sixteen scholars reflect on the  underlying assumptions, lenses and terminology that come into play in differing approaches to the holy land. This is a book to assist constructive conversations on difficult issues. More...

The Sisters of Sion in Australia
At the ACCJ website, find a link to the e-book "Winds of Change" by Sr Marianne Dacy nds who tells the story of how the Sisters of Our Lady of Sion shaped the history of Jewish-Christian relations in Australia from 1960s to 2020+. More...
Bat Kol International

Bat Kol International is an online networking initiative for Christians who have studied at Bat Kol Institute in Jerusalem and who continue to commit to Torah, Jewish studies and Jewish-Christian dialogue in their respective home countries. Founded by Sr Maureena Fritz, Bat Kol Institute, for 35 years, brought Christians to Jerusalem to study Torah within its Jewish milieu, using Jewish sources, guided by Jewish and Christian teachers. Its study programs are now administered by the Brothers of Sion as part of the Institute Saint Pierre de Sion-Ratisbonne / Bat Kol-Christian Center for Jewish Studies

Bat Kol International is a further initiative to network past students and encourage their grassroots initiatives in their home countries.