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Woolf Institute

Registered: 21 July 2011
The Woolf Institute is dedicated to teaching, research and dialogue in the encounter between Jews, Christians and Muslims. It is an umbrella organisation for the Centre for the Study of Jewish–Christian Relations (CJCR, founded in 1998) and the Centre for the Study of Muslim–Jewish Relations (CMJR, established in 2006). The Woolf Institute is named in honour of Lord Harry Woolf, former Lord Chief Justice, who gives it his full support and encouragement. CJCR is one of the world's leading institutes in the study and teaching of all aspects of the encounter between Christians and Jews throughout the ages. CMJR is the first and only academic centre in Europe dedicated to fostering relations between Muslims and Jews through teaching, research and dialogue.

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A Philosophy to Reframe Interfaith Education

By Woolf Institute, October 16, 2012
Time:
Wednesday 24 October
5:00pm - 6:00pm

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Is the Dream of Interfaith Dialogue Dead?

By Woolf Institute, October 16, 2012
Time:
Tuesday 30 October
5:00pm - 6:00pm

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Is the Study of Jewish-Christian Relations still important?

By Woolf Institute, October 16, 2012
Time:
Thursday 25 October
5:00pm - 6:00pm

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COLLOQUIUM: Christian Anti-Judaism in Baroque Music

By Woolf Institute, July 10, 2012
Time:
Sunday 23 September
9:00am - 24 September 2012, 5:00pm

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Israeli-Palestinian Bereaved Families Forum: supporting Peace, Reconciliation and Tolerance

By Woolf Institute, June 1, 2012
Time:
Monday 18 June
5:00pm - 7:00pm

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Interview with the Archbishop of Canterbury's Secretary for Inter Religious Affairs

By Woolf Institute, March 2, 2012

A Woolf Institute interview with the Archbishop of Canterbury's Secretary for Inter Religious Affairs, the Rev Dr Toby Howarth.

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Woolf Institute lecture: Archbishop Vincent Nichols

By Woolf Institute, February 20, 2012

On Wednesday the 8th February, Archbishop Vincent Nichols delivered a Woolf Institute public lecture on the subject of 'God in the City'.

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Interview with Archbishop Nichols

By Woolf Institute, February 17, 2012

An interview with the Archbishop of Westminster by Dr Shana Cohen at the Woolf Institute on themes such as: the future of Jewish-Christian relations, 'key issues' in Jewish-Muslim-Christian relations, the contribution of social faith based social action and the role of 'trust' today.

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Two faiths, one goal: the Chief Rabbi's Papal audience

By Woolf Institute, December 19, 2011

The visit of the Chief Rabbi to the Vatican, organised by the Woolf Institute in Cambridge and the Vatican's Cardinal Bea Centre, provided an opportunity to regain momentum in Jewish-Catholic relations at the highest level.

Towards the end of the audience, the Chief Rabbi and the Pope spoke privately. He described this tete-a-tete as "a meeting of minds and a beautiful moment".

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Internship at the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust

By Woolf Institute, December 14, 2011

Every year on 27 January, the world marks Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD). HMD provides an opportunity for everyone to learn lessons from the Holocaust, Nazi persecution and subsequent genocides and apply them to the present day to create a safer, better future.

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A lecture by Professor Guy Strousma:the first Oxford Professor of the Study of the Abrahamic Religions.

By Woolf Institute, October 27, 2011
Time:
Tuesday 22 November
5:00pm - 7:00pm

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Interview with Atallah Mansour

By Woolf Institute, October 25, 2011

Atallah Mansour is the only Arab-Christian to become a member of the editorial board of a major Israeli newspaper. He was also the first to write in Hebrew for Haaretz and the first to publish a novel in Hebrew. He was born in Al-Jish, Safad S/D, Palestine in 1934 and was a refugee in the first school for Palestinian students in Al Mokhtarah,Lebanon (1948-49).

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Interview with Dr Avihai Shivtiel

By Woolf Institute, October 25, 2011

Avihai Shivtiel has taught Arabic at the Hebrew University, Bar Ilan University, Leeds and Cambridge University. He has also worked as a Senior Research Fellow at the Taylor-Shechter Genizah Research Unit at Cambridge University until his full retirement in 2007.

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