WCC General Secretary: Jews and Christians need to stand together

The shofar is blown for Rosh Hashanah. Photo: MinoZig

On 20 September, World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit sent greetings to the WCC’s Jewish partners for Rosh Ha-Shanah and the High Holy Days.

“This ‘New Year’ falls at a difficult time, when assumptions that have governed life in significant parts of our world for a generation or more have, during the last year or so, suddenly been called into question,” Tveit wrote.

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