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  • Jesus in the Talmud

    10/08/2003 5:24:32 AM PDT · by Hermann the Cherusker · 28 replies · 11,615+ views
    American Jewish Committee ^ | 9/24/2003 | Steven Bayme, National Director, Contemporary Jewish Life Department
    Jesus in the Talmud September 24, 2003 Steven Bayme, National Director, Contemporary Jewish Life Department The recent controversy over the forthcoming release of Mel Gibson's The Passion has reignited the longstanding debate over responsibility for the crucifixion of Jesus. This 2,000-year-old debate clearly has been a costly one for Jews. Statements attributed by the Gospels to Jewish leaders of the first century urging that Jesus be crucified and that responsibility for the act be laid at the hands of the Jewish people for all time form the basis for the charge of deicide against the Jews. More tellingly, historians have...