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 Annual Newsletter

Spring 2016 Department Newsletter CoverRead the latest news and updates in the Jewish-Christian Studies Graduate Program. View the news letter»

News and Events

Teachers Study Day
Teachers Study Day

The theme for this year’s Teachers Study Day is "Propaganda: Film and Print during and after the Nazi Period."

Jesus and Jewish Prayer
Jesus and Jewish Prayer 

Join the JCST Graduate Program on Oct. 22nd to celebrate its 40th anniversary and the 50th anniversary of Nostra Aetate.

The Complicated Journey of Nostra Aetate

This year's Msgr. John M. Oesterreicher Memorial Lecture will feature special keynote speaker, John Borelli, Ph.D.


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