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    • Burkhard Carlsohn
    • 24.12.12 | 11:53 (IST)

    On Christmas, we Christians celebrate the birth of a Jewish child. And this man remained to be a Jew throughout his life. To recognize and to appreciate this fact will help, I hope, to overcome two thousand years of animosity. Books, that impressed me very much, are by the Jewish scholars Pinchas Lapide "Wurde Gott Jude?" and Ruth Lapide "Was glaubte Jesus?", and, recently, "The Jewish Annotated New Testament" by Levine and Brettler. Burkhard, from Germany

    from the article: From medieval Europe to modern America, seeking out meaning on Christmas for Jews
    First published 08:36 24.12.12 | Last updated 08:36 24.12.12
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