Kraft-Hiatt Program for Jewish-Christian Understanding, College of the Holy Cross, MA

Holy Cross

The Kraft-Hiatt fund supports campus and community-wide educational initiatives that foster understanding of Judaism and Jewish culture, and dialogue between Jews and Christians.  The fund is administered by the Rev. Michael C. McFarland, S.J. Center for Religion, Ethics and Culture, with the assistance of a Kraft-Hiatt faculty Advisory Committee.

Visit their website at:


Kripke Center for the Study of Religion and Society, Creighton University, NE

Kripke CenterThe Kripke Center is dedicated to facilitating scholarly activity in the areas of religion and society in the form of research, publications, conferences, seminars, symposia, lectures, and fora. Special attention is given to promoting understanding between and among faith communities, focusing especially on Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. The Kripke Center's primary audience is the academic community, but its scholarship and services are available to all who seek them.

Read more ...

Lux Center for Catholic-Jewish Studies at Sacred Heart Seminary and School of Theology, Franklin, WI

The Lux Center for Catholic-Jewish Studies at the Sacred Heart Seminary and School of Theology has been established as a tribute to Professor Richard Lux, Ph.D., on the occasion of his retirement in 2010 after 37 years on the Sacred Heart Faculty. Its purpose is to continue Dr. Lux's work in strengthening Catholic-Jewish relations by establishing an endowment that will provide for a variety of activities. 

Read more ...

Manhattan College Holocaust, Genocide, and Interfaith Education Center, NY


ManhattanThe Center's mission is to promote Catholic-Jewish dialogue, as set forth in a document promulgated by the Second Vatican Council in 1965, Nostra Aetate (In Our Time) and seconded in many subsequent papal actions and declarations. As befits a Catholic institution of higher education, the Center's principal sphere is education. The lessons of the Holocaust are essential to educating future generations in order to fight prejudice, genocidal ideologies, apathy, and Holocaust denial. To this end, the Center's mission is to educate people about the Holocaust and its significance for the present. The primary audiences are the College community, the neighborhood, and teachers and future teachers in the surrounding area.

Read more ...

Milstein Center for Interreligious Dialogue, Jewish Theological Seminary, NY


The Milstein Center for Interreligious Dialogue (MCID), established in 2011, locates now at one address at JTS the various interreligious activities that have been part of this institution's public profile for decades. In particular, the MCID focuses on Jewish-Christian and on Jewish-Muslim engagements of both communal and academic nature. Programs have been as varied as Jewish-Christian-Muslim dialogue around the tenth anniversary of 9/11; welcoming the cardinal from the Vatican tasked with Catholic relations with the Jews, or an academic conference on Oral Transmission of Sacred Literature in Judaism and Islam.


Visit their website HERE.