Jeremy Rosen, 77. is a noted Orthodox rabbi, author, and lecturer. After retiring in 2007, he accepted the position of rabbi to the Persian Jewish Center of Manhattan in 2009. He also teaches classes at the Jewish Community Center of Manhattan. In the article linked below, he contends that Christian Passion Plays continue to foment antisemitism.
Quote: “The Passion Play, or Easter pageant, is a traditional Christian drama about the trial, suffering, and death of Jesus that became an important feature of medieval Christian life. Historically, these plays encouraged antisemitism by blaming Jews (collectively) for everything. They often led to pogroms and violence. Although it is argued that, nowadays, these pageants are less religious and more cultural, many of them still perpetuate antisemitic stereotypes.”
Sources: Wikipedia, algemeiner.com
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