Judaism and Christianity have existed on the territory of Belarus and Russia for hundreds of years. However there is a number of factors impeding the constructive dialogue of these religions. In the paper there will be shown the stance of different groups of Russian Orthodox Church (the predominant Christian confession on these territories) towards Judaism. These data will show what the very Christian barriers of dialogue are and the factors impeding the dialogue from the viewpoint of Judaism. In the second part of the paper there are given examples of cooperation of Orthodox Christians and Judaists at the present time that, however, represent probably the initial stage of dialogue between this two religions.
Keywords: interreligious dialogue, Judaism, Christianity, Russian Orthodox Church, fundamentalism, anti-Semitism, church hierarchy.
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