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David Meyer is a French and Israeli rabbi and is currently a professor of classical rabbinic literature and contemporary Jewish thought at the Cardinal Bea Centre for Judaic Studies of the Gregorian Pontifical University in Rome. He has published numerous books in French and English on rabbinic and interreligious topics.
Rabbi Abraham Skorka of Buenos Aires, Argentina, and Pope Francis embrace after visiting the Western Wall in Jerusalem on May 26, 2014. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
FaithShort Take
David Meyer
The Second Vatican Council helped establish a bond of friendship between Catholics and Jews. What is the state of that unity after the Oct. 7 terrorist massacre?