A Rabbis Impressions of the Oberammergau Passion Play

A Rabbi's Impressions of the Oberammergau Passion Play

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The Oberammergau Passion Play

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In additional performances of the play took place. One feature of the play that particularly appealed to the Nazis was the strongly anti-semitic slant of the text.


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Text available online at: Astonishingly, however, even after the issue of antisemitism was not addressed for some decades, in spite of growing international complaints and a partial boycott of the performances in protest. Change has been gradual, but recent directors have worked with both Jewish and Catholic experts to create a script and presentation more in keeping with a modern understanding of the New Testament story, and in particular to remind audiences that Jesus himself was Jewish. How well these challenges have been met will be apparent when the play is next performed in It is to be hoped that this remarkable , nearly year-old tradition of community performance can survive in a form fitted to our times, to be appreciated by religious and secular audiences of all backgrounds alike.

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