Here is the statement issued at the conclusion of a three-day meeting in Jerusalem of the Bilateral Commission of the Chief Rabbinate of Israel and the Holy See's Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews, which was devoted to the theme: "Challenges of Faith and Religious Leadership in Secular Society".

On September 22, 2011, during his four day visit to Germany, Pope Benedict XVI addressed representatives of the Jewish community at the Reichstag in Berlin. We publish here the full address in English.

 We remember with gratitude the visit of Pope John Paul II to the synagogue in Rome in 1986 where he was received by Rabbi Elio Toaff and the Jewish community. This was another turning point in the long road towards reconciliation, embarked upon by the Roman Catholic Church.

We publish here the text about the responsibility for Jesus’ crucifixion taken from an excerpt of the book of Pope Benedict XVI on Jesus of Nazareth that will be published next week, on March 10, 2011. This excerpt has already drawn much praise from the Jewish world.

In excerpts published today, Wednesday, March 2, 2011, it is clear that Pope Benedict XVI will be making a major contribution to Jewish-Christian reconciliation in the second volume of his work “Jesus of Nazareth”.

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.