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Center for Christian-Jewish Learning


The Center for Christian-Jewish Learning at Boston College is dedicated to the growth of new and mutually enriching relationships between Christians and Jews. The Center applies the scholarly resources of a Catholic university to the task of encouraging mutual knowledge between Christians and Jews at every level.


Rabbi Abraham Heschel and Cardinal Augustin Bea, S.J.





A Zoom Book Launch
Jesuit Kaddish: Jesuits, Jews, and Holocaust Remembrance
James Bernauer, S.J., Professor Emeritus, Boston College

Wednesday, Sept. 16, 4:00-5:15 pm

Click here for Zoom registration.

Susannah Heschel, Eli Black Professor of Jewish Studies at Dartmouth College
Brett McLaughlin, S.J., Ph.D. Student in Theology at Boston College


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Center for Christian-Jewish Learning Student Internship Program 2020-2021
The Center invites applications for its 2020-2021 Student Internship Program. Up to three internships are awarded each academic year. Applications are evaluated on a rolling basis beginning September 21, 2020.


Christian-Jewish Dialogue Competition
The Association of Friends and Sponsors of the Martin Buber House invites submissions to a competition "Christian-Jewish Dialogue - Why? What for?"
The submission deadline is September 15.

Jesper Svartvik

2020-2021 Corcoran Visiting Chair in Christian-Jewish Relations
Boston College and the Center for Christian-Jewish Learning are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Jesper Svartvik to the 2020-2021 Corcoran Visiting Chair in Christian-Jewish Relations.

Annual John Paul II Lecture in Christian-Jewish Relations
Previous John Paul II Lecture booklets and streaming videos are available here.

Center Event Videos
Streaming videos of past Center events are available here.

Center Reports
Center Reports, including the latest 2017-2019 Center Report, are available here.

Jewish-Christian Lecture Series
The Center for Christian-Jewish Learning invites Boston College professors teaching a course with connections to Jewish-Christian relations to apply for a Jewish-Christian Lecture Series Sponsorship of a guest lecturer in that course.

Studies in Christian-Jewish Relations
The Editorial Board of Studies in Christian-Jewish Relations is pleased to announce the latest upload to the journal. SCJR is an open-access, peer-reviewed journal available here.
Special CFP on antisemitism for Vol. 15 (2020)