Rudin, Rabbi James
Rabbi James Rudin, an international leader in interreligious relations, was a member of the American Jewish Committee's (AJC) professional staff for thirty-two years, where he served as interreligious affairs director. He is currently the AJC's senior interreligious adviser. Rabbi Rudin participated in eleven meetings with Pope John Paul II and Pope Benedict XVI. He is a prolific author and a columnist for the Religion News Service, a syndicate of Newhouse Newspaper, and has published articles in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the Christian Century, National Catholic Reporter and Christianity Today. Among his books is Israel for Christians: Understanding Modern Israel. Rabbi Rudin is a frequent guest on television and radio programs. Rabbi James Rudin is available to speak on the following topics: Christians and Jews: The Unfinished Agenda, A Jewish Perspective on Jesus Myths and Realities about Jews and Evangelicals, The Religious Right's Plans for the Rest of Us, The Different Meanings of the Term "Israel" for Christians and Jews.