Betty Ehrenberg

‘Willingness To Connect’

Betty Ehrenberg joined leaders of other faiths and Pope Francis during his visit to Israel.

05/27/2014
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Betty Ehrenberg, chair of the International Jewish Committee for Interreligious Consultations (IJCIC), the representative Jewish group that deals with other world religious bodies, was in Israel this week for the two-day visit there of Pope Francis.

Interfaith leader Betty Ehrenberg last year with Pope Francis. Photo courtesy of IJCIC

Tim Boxer At Ariel Sharon Memorial

03/06/2014
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“My father died three times,” said Gilad Sharon. He recited the Kaddish as 350 invited guests stood solemnly at an evening of remembrance for Ariel Sharon, Israel’s 11th prime minister, on Feb. 26 at the Fifth Avenue Synagogue on Manhattan’s Upper East Side.

Marion and Elie Wiesel, seated, with Ira and Ingeborg Rennert, standing. Tim Boxer

Sanguine About Relations Between Catholics, Jews

10/15/2013
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Betty Ehrenberg, executive director of the World Jewish Congress, North America, has been elected the first woman chair of the International Jewish Committee for Interreligious Consultations (IJCIC), the representative Jewish group that deals with other world religious bodies. (This week she is traveling to Madrid to take part in the biennial Catholic-Jewish summit). Ehrenberg took office July 1 for a two-year term.

Betty Ehrenberg: Pope Francis urges Christians to "understand Jewish history and traditions." Photo courtersy IJCIC

Major Interfaith Group IJCIC Appoints First Female Chair

08/07/2013
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Betty Ehrenberg, executive director of the World Jewish Congress - United States and North America, has been elected chair of IJCIC, the International Jewish Committee for Interreligious Consultation, which is widely recognized as the representative Jewish group for dealing with other world religious bodies.

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