Rabbi Jack Bemporad, Director of the Center for Interreligious Understanding, has announced the appointment of Anthony J. Cernera, Ph.D. as President and CEO.
The CIU joins Sacred Heart University and Congregation Agudath Sholom of Stamford, CT., in mourning the death of Rabbi Joseph Ehrenkranz. A co-founder of Sacred Heart’s Center for Christian-Jewish Understanding in 1992, he personified the best in interreligious outreach and moral and ethical Judaism.
January 27 - Congressman Keith Ellison (D-MN) hosted a Congressional Briefing on the CIU’s “Imams to Auschwitz from the Middle East and Developing World” study tour. It was the only event on the Hill commemorating International Holocaust Remembrance Day.