The purpose of the Catholic-Jewish Dialogue is to engage
Jews and Catholics in understanding their past history and
advancing the cause of mutual understanding and
appreciation of their differences, as well as their
This group is a subcommittee of the
Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) of JFGN
Please call (239) 263-4205 to RSVP for all events.
Free admission to most events.
Donations payable to JFGN are
Kristallnacht Commemoration Program
Sunday, November 5, 2023 at 2:30 pm
The Catholic-Jewish Dialogue of Collier County invites all to our annual Kristallnacht Commemoration. This year’s event will take place at 2:30 pm on Sunday, November 5, 2023 at St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Church on 5225 Golden Gate Parkway, Naples, 34116.
Our speaker will be Rabbi David Maayan of Saint Leo University Center for Catholic-Jewish Studies. Rabbi Maayan’s extensive teaching background has been dedicated to promoting understanding between Catholics and Jews.
Theologies of the Other: Catholics and Jews After the Holocaust
This program is sponsored by: Jewish Federation of Greater Naples and Diocese of Venice in Florida.
Refreshments will be served.
Please register for this free program so we can plan accordingly.
2023 CJD Programs
Catholic Jewish Dialogue of Collier County
Sunday, February 19th, 2:30 PM Book review with the author "The People in the
Room", "Rabbis, Nuns, Pastors, Popes and Presidents" by Rabbi James
Rudin. Rabbi Rudin will take us inside the Vatican, Camp David and all over the
globe where he worked a lifetime of dialogue. The book is available on
Location: Pulte Family Life Center at St. John the Evangelist Catholic
Church 625 111th Ave. N. Naples 34109
Sunday, March 5th, 2:30 PM Movie presentation "Stolen Summer" a poignant story of
two young boys, Catholic and Jewish. The Jewish one is dying and the
Catholic one believes he needs to convert him so he will go to heaven.
Location: St. William Ministry Center, Seagate Drive, directly across
the street from Saks 5th Avenue
CJD is a subcommittee of the JCRC of the Jewish Federation of Greater Naples
Kristallnacht Commemorative Program
Sunday, November 6, 2022
Click here to watch the recording.
The Kristallnacht event story appeared in November 11, 2022 Florida Catholic, which is distributed throughout the Diocese of Venice.
Click HERE to read the article.
Sun., APRIL 3, 2022
Rabbi Skorka Presentation
at St John the Evangelist 625 111th Ave. N, Naples, FL
2021 Kristallnacht Commemorative Service
Watch the recording below.
Kristallnacht Commemoration Service
Sunday, Nov. 7 at 3:00 pm