Institute of Judaeo-Christian Studies

Institute of Judaeo-Christian Studies

About Us

jcs-logo--001Founded in 1953 at Seton Hall, we've been developing, encouraging and increasing the collaborative peace-building efforts of Jewish and Christian scholars for 60 years. Learn more »


Research and Publication

research--58x58--001We’ve been fostering a positive understanding of Judaism and the Jewish people and promoting mutual Jewish-Christian understanding through scholarly research and publications since our inception. Learn more »


In-Depth Study and Education

in-depth--58x58--001We founded the first and only Graduate Program in Jewish-Christian Studies in the U.S., which continues to serve as a model for eliminating prejudice through understanding. Learn more »


Engagement and Collaboration

Engagement and CollaborationOur programs inform scholars and theologians and instruct educators, students and the general public about various facets of Jewish-Christian studies and relations. Learn more »


Institute's Annual Newsletter

Institute Newsletter CoverLearn more about our recent projects, events and how we've been promoting peace on a global scale for the past 60 years. View the Newsletter »


Jewish-Christian Studies Newsletter

Fall 2013 Department Newsletter CoverRead the latest news and updates in the Jewish-Christian Studies Graduate Program. View the newsletter »

News and Events

Sister Rose Thering
21st annual Evening of Roses

The Sister Rose Thering Fund for Education in Jewish-Christian Studies will honor 30 Founders on Sunday, May 4 at 3 p.m.

Pope John XXIII and the Jews

David Dalin, noted scholar of American Jewish History & Catholic-Jewish relations, will speak on March 30.

Judith Stark
Theology and Vegetarianism

Jeffrey Cohan, Rabbi Eliyahu Soiefer and Dr. Judith Stark will discuss the theological ideal of vegetarianism.

Rev. Dennis McManus, Ph.D.
Poles & Jews during World War II

This study day examines the heroic witness of the Polish courier, Jan Karski, and the tragedy of the Jedwabne pogrom.


Our Founding Director

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