COMMENTARY: Reforms coming to reduce anti-Jewish flavor of Oberammergau Passion Play

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c. 1998 Religion News Service (Rabbi Rudin is the national interreligious affairs director of the American Jewish Committee.) OBERAMMERGAU, Germany _ According to tradition, the plague that swept Germany in 1633 spared this Bavarian village, and in gratitude for their deliverance, the townspeople promised to honor God by performing a play depicting the death of […]

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