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    • Shimon Har-Even
    • 20.12.09 | 18:20 (IST)

    Jesus was born - and died - a Jew. He was a Rabbi whose views would not have been considered "orthodox" had he been alive today. He certainly didn't celebrate Christmas. Christianity was founded decades after he died. I doubt if he would have approved of the treatment of Jews by Christians over the centuries. Peace on Earth and Goodwill towards Men did not include the Jews!

    from the article: Rabbis versus Christmas: Religious rivalry in Jerusalem benefits no one
    First published 15:51 17.12.09 | Last updated 20:16 17.12.09
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