Israelity: A Cross and a Star in the Holy Land

Jackie Congedo, Hana Bendcowsky and Maia Morag

Jackie Congedo, Hana Bendcowsky and Maia Morag

The Jewish Federation of Cincinnati’s Israelity Speaker Series presented “A Cross and a Star in the Holy Land: Jews and Christians in Israel” at the Mayerson JCC.

For the first time, after 2,000 years of Jewish minorities living in Christian lands, Israel has created the situation of a Christian minority in a Jewish country. Hana Bendcowsky, program director of the Jerusalem Center for Jewish-Christian Relations, explored challenges and everyday realities both groups face in creating a shared Israeli society.

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