Toaff is best known for his 1986 invitation to Pope John Paul II to pray together in Rome’s Great Synagogue.
Pope Francis’s warm reputation preceded his visit to the Holy Land and he was greeted mostly with wide approval.
Since becoming pope in March 2013, Francis has not shied away from tackling prickly issues, including the church’s history of sexual abuse.
Les rencontres interreligieuses des 25 et 26 mai, dans le sillage du voyage papal, ont été, au-delà de l’énorme événement médiatique, de la plus grande importance pour les communautés juives et chrétiennes. Décryptage
Here is a man of intelligence who, I cannot conceive, is unaware of what the Palestinians were doing when they pushed him to the security barrier.
Pope Francis invited the two leaders to hold an unprecedented prayer meeting during his trip to the Holy Land last week; Pontiff hopes prayer meeting will create atmosphere to foster eventual resumption of talks.
Criticism of hate crimes allows Israelis to condemn their perpetrators and distinguish their country from the people who commit them.
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If neither side in the conflict is ready to recognize the other’s legitimacy and abandon rigid ideology in favor of reconciliation, peace doesn’t have a prayer, in any faith.
Rabbi David Lau says condemnation of anti-Semitism and hate crimes in words alone is insufficient.