THE Anglican Jewish Commission of the Chief Rabbinate of Israel
and the Office of the Archbishop of Canterbury met in Dublin this
week, for the first time since it was founded.
The conference, which is organised between the Chief Rabbinate
of Israel and Lambeth Palace, met in the Taca Hall at the Terenure
Synagogue, in Dublin, and focused on the theme "Memory, Community
The Archbishop of Dublin, Dr Michael Jackson, is the Anglican
co-chair of the Commission, a post he shared with the acting
co-chair, Rabbi Rasson Arousi, the Chief Rabbi of Kiryat Ono.
The Commission's three-day visit included a reception at Áras an
Uachtaráin, hosted by President Higgins; and the Dean of Christ
Church Cathedral, Dublin, the Very Revd Dermot Dunne, hosted a
reception for Commission members and other faith leaders in