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by Brenda Fine
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Winter 1983)
A medieval Jewish philosopher and physician whose genius was ahead of his time is still respected today.

from News

Pope and Jewish Leader Discuss Economic Values
Catholic News Service (14 December 2011)
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The free market is the economic model that seems most consonant with biblical teaching, but the global economic crisis demonstrates that, without moral values, the market economy can implode, said Great Britain’s chief rabbi.

Mosque in Jerusalem Vandalized
Catholic News Service (16 December 2011)
ROME (CNS) — The day after an ancient mosque in Jerusalem was vandalized and burned, allegedly by Jewish extremists, participants at a Rome conference on “sacred space” called for absolute respect for all places of worship.

Video:“First Take: Vatican”
Catholic News Service (25 July 2012)
An expert at the Vatican talks about the purpose of inter-religious dialogue.

Cardinal O’Connor’s Mother Was Convert From Judaism, Research Shows
Catholic News Service (1 May 2014)
NEW YORK (CNS) — Cardinal John J. O’Connor, who as archbishop of New York cultivated and cherished his strong ties with the Jewish community, was born of a mother who was born Jewish.

from Blog Content

Picture of the Day: Bringing Light to Darkness
A girl lights a candle during Christmas night Divine Liturgy at the church of Three Prelates in Moscow. (photo: Julia Vishnevets)

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Stories of interest for the day.

Picture of the Day: Festival of Lights
An Ultra-Orthodox Jewish couple lights candles on the third night of the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah. (photo: CNS/Debbie Hill)

Picture of the Day: Passover
Matzo and drops of wine are seen on a plate at a Seder table. The Jewish ritual feast is celebrated during Passover, the commemoration of the deliverance of the Israelites from Egyptian slavery. (photo: CNS/Nancy Phelan Wiechec)

“I Marvel at God’s Mysterious Ways”
Family Discovers Cardinal O’Connor’s Jewish Roots

Today Catholic New York, the newspaper for the Archdiocese of New York, revealed that Cardinal John O’Connor’s mother was a convert from Judaism.

Recalling the Shoah —
and a Timeless Lesson From Maimonides

Today is Yom HaShoah, the day remembering the murder of six million Jews in Europe during the Holocaust.