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Abraham Skorka

Senior Research Fellow

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March 26, 2024

Rabbi Abraham Skorka Shares Thoughts on Catholic Easter and Jewish Passover

Senior Research Fellow Rabbi Abraham Skórka shares his thoughts on the celebration of freedom, redemption, and divine mercy that bridge the Christian celebration of Easter and the Jewish celebration of Passover in a video for the Abraham Joshua Heschel Center for Catholic-Jewish Relations at the John Paul Catholic University of Lublin.


Rabbi Dr. Abraham Skorka is a senior research fellow for Jewish studies and Jewish-Christian relations at Georgetown University, where he is also a senior research fellow at the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs and has taught courses for Center for Jewish Civilization. He previously was University Professor in the Institute for Jewish-Catholic Relations at Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia, rector of the Seminario Rabínico Latinoamericano, and rabbi of the Masorti Olami Community (Worldwide Conservative Movement) Benei Tikva in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He co-authored a book on interfaith dialogue with Pope Francis titled On Heaven and Earth that was published in Spanish in 2010 and in English in 2013.

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