FOS tip: Well-known professor offers free online course about Jesus’ jewishness.

“Early Christian Outlook and its Jewish Matrix: Narratives of Gospels and Acts”. This is the name of the course that FOS suggests today for those interested in this topic. The course is available on the internet free of any cost and is taught in English by one of the most remarkable professors of this subject: Serge Read More

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Sion celebrate Hanukkah with Jewish family.

by Anne-Catherine, NDS. We were 12 people: brother, sisters, novices. We celebrated Hanukkah with a Jewish family friend of mine: among other guests, we were 19 all together. Beautiful experience of hospitality, light, and games with the sevivon, donuts (sufganiot), etc. Christmas and Hanukkah have been admirably harmonized this year. 1 1 2 3

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Sion Brothers release book on the 50th anniversary of Nostra Aetate.

The Christian Center for Jewish Studies (CCEJ in the Portuguese acronym) of Sion Brothers in São Paulo, recently presented the fourth book of the collection “Judaism and Christianity”: Golden Jubilee of the Catholic-Jewish dialogue. The work is inspired by the fiftieth anniversary of the conciliar Declaration Nostra Aetate, which presents the Church’s manifested desire to follow and deepen Read More

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Sion brothers and sisters join Interfaith Prayer in Jerusalem.

On Wednesday (07), Christians, Jews and Muslims gathered in Jerusalem to pray for forgiveness. “Mekudeshet 2016” is the name of the event that brings together for three weeks believers of different faiths to common moments of fellowship and prayer. The meeting yesterday was titled forgiveness. Jews, Muslims and Christians (among these brothers and sisters of Read More

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Book presentation at Brazilian University.

On Monday (05), the book “Jesus talks with Israel” (Jesus fala com Israel, in Portuguese), by the French Rabbi Philippe Haddad was presented in a Conference at the Assunção University Center (UNIFAI – Sao Paulo). Members of some religious communities discussed the Jewish-Christian dialogue from the book’s reflections. They were present: Father Edélcio (UNIFAI), Fr. Read More

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Poland Sion Sister participates in International Interfaith Committee.

In the first time that the International Catholic-Jewish Liason Committee (ICJLC) took place in Warsaw, the Sister of Sion Ania Bodzińska, NDS was the only woman represented in the Catholic delegation. “The Jewish group was more numerous and luckily there were three Jewish women representatives”, Sr. Ania says.   “We worked hard during four days but Read More

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