Report on the First Annual Meeting

Council of Centers on Jewish-Christian Relations

Report on the First Annual Meeting


Center for Continuing Formation, St. Mary’s Seminary and University Baltimore, October 27-28, 2002



On October 29, 2001, representatives of institutions devoted to Christian-Jewish relations gathered in New York City to organize the CCJR. 
Seated (l to r): Barry Cytron, John Pawlikowski, Franklin Sherman, Judith Banki, Gemma Del Duca, and unknown guest.  
Standing: Donald Clifford, Charles Arian, Michael Cooper, Friedhelm Pieper, David Rosen, Philip Cunningham, Sandy Cloud, Laurence Edwards, Eugene Fisher,
Lawrence Frizzell, Audrey Doetzel, Peter Zaas, Racelle Weiman, Peter Pettit, Michael Signer, Hanspeter Heinz, and Margaret Obrecht. Photo by Eric Greenberg. 


Sunday, October 27, 2002 

4:00 p.m.         Arrive, register, settle into rooms

4:30                 Reception

5:30                 Dinner

7:00                 Business meeting:  report on membership, election of officers,

                        election of Affiliate Members and Liaison Representatives, etc.

8:00                 Panel – "How It Looks from Here" (reports from selected Centers)

                              The View from Baltimore – Chris Leighton

                              The View from St. Paul – Barry Cytron

                              The View from Loudonville – Peter Zaas

9:00                 Adjourn

Monday, October 28, 2002 

9:00 a.m.         Dabru Emet: Sic et Non   

                              David Berger and Michael Signer

10:00               Break

10:15               Opening of the discussion to the entire meeting

11:15               Distance learning in Jewish-Christian relations: a demonstration

                              Edward Kessler

                              Director, Centre for Jewish-Christian Relations, Cambridge, England

12:00               Lunch

1:00 p.m.         The future of our work together

                              International perspectives – Friedhelm Pieper and John Pawlikowski

                              New directions, possibilities for collaboration, etc.

2:00                 Adjournment