Eternal Light Award

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Since 1999, the Center for Catholic-Jewish Studies’ Eternal Light Award is presented to an individual who has made outstanding contributions to the cause of Catholic-Jewish relations. Previous recipients of the Eternal Light Award are listed below.

Professor Jan Karski
Professor Emeritus, Georgetown University

The Rev. John Pawlikowski
Professor of Social Ethics, Catholic Theological Union

Rabbi Irving Greenberg
President, Jewish Life Network and Chairman, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Professor Deborah Lipstadt
Institute for Jewish Studies and Dorot Professor of Modern Jewish and Holocaust Studies, Emory University

Most Reverend John J. Nevins
Bishop of the Diocese of Venice, Florida

Rabbi Sanford Saperstein
(of Blessed Memory) Rabbi Emeritus, Temple Beth Israel, Longboat Key, Florida

His Eminence William Cardinal Keeler
Archbishop of Baltimore, Maryland

Rabbi A. James Rudin
Senior Interreligious Advisor, American Jewish Committee and Distinguished Visiting Professor of Religion and Judaica, Saint Leo University

Professor James Buchanan, Rabbi Abie Ingber, & Professor William Madges
Creators of A Blessing to One Another: Pope John Paul II and the Jewish People Exhibit

Professor Amy-Jill Levine
E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Professor of New Testament Studies at Vanderbilt University Divinity School

Dr. Arthur F. Kirk, Jr.
President, Saint Leo University, and founder of the CCJS

Professor Mary C. Boys
Union Theological Seminary in New York

Rabbi Abraham Skorka
Rector, Latin American Rabbinical Seminary, Buenos Aires, Argentina