??? In what way are Jews uncomfortable with the Jewish roots of Christianity? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • JW
    • 06.04.13 | 20:44 (IDT)

    In fact, it's been the other way around. An extreme example? How many rabid anti-Semitic Christians reflect that their "savior" was a Jew to begin with. And that God chose a Jew -- of all the peoples on earth he could have chosen from -- to be their "savior" in the first place? Jews could care less. In fact, an objective observer would note that Christianity is more a melding of Jewish theology with that of the Persian cult Mithraism which believed their savior was born under the sign of a shooting star and with that of the Egyptian Isis cult which believed their female god was of virgin birth and even was portrayed like a Madonna figure.

    from the article: Archeological dig in Cologne unearths ancient Jewish history - and exposes layers of prejudice
    First published 09:45 06.04.13 | Last updated 09:45 06.04.13
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