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March 16, 2005

The Center for Catholic-Jewish Studies (CCJS) at Saint Leo University is sponsoring the series "Jews and Catholics: a New Beginning 1965—2005," exploring the historical and contemporary relationship between Catholics and Jews.

"How Can Jews Believe?—How Can Catholics Believe?" will be presented by Rabbis Richard Birnholz and Shoshannah Conover, Congregation Schaarai Zedek in Tampa; Rabbi Mark Sack, Congregation Rodeph Sholom, Tampa; Father Joseph Waters, pastor for Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Temple Terrace; and Ms. Linda Edge, adult education director, Christ the King Catholic Church in Tampa, on Tuesday, April 12, at 7 p.m., at Congregation Schaarai Zedek, 3303 West Swann Avenue, Tampa. Fla.

"Bullies for God—The Issue of Proselytizing" will be a discussion presented by Jewish and Catholic youth on Tuesday, May 10, at 7 p.m. at Christ the King Catholic Church, 821 S. Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa, Fla.

The Center for Catholic-Jewish Studies is a continuing collaboration of the American Jewish Committee and Saint Leo University to promote understanding of Catholic and Jewish traditions through conferences, lectures, publications, and other related activities. For more information, please call (352) 588-8597 or email catholic.jewish.center@saintleo.edu. The website is www.cjstudies.org.

Founded in 1906, the American Jewish Committee protects the rights and freedoms of Jews the world over, combats bigotry and anti-Semitism, and promotes human rights for all.