Photo: Bishop Murphy (right, front row, third from left) at a meeting in May with representatives of the Orthodox Union, the Rabbinical Council of America, and the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops to discuss issues affecting the Jewish and Catholic communities.


In honor of Pope Francis’ visit to the U.S., the Long Island Jewish World newspaper group  invited Professor Lawrence Schiffman and Rockville Centre Bishop William Murphy, to share their thoughts on Jewish-Catholic relations. Schiffman serves as Judge Abraham Lieberman Professor of Hebrew and Judaic Studies and Director of the Global Network for Advanced Research in Jewish Studies at New York University. Below are their articles as they will appear in the September 18th issue of The Jewish Tribune. Click on the images for a link to larger versions.