Post Shoah Dialogue: Christian and Jewish Discontinuities and the Respectful Formation of Diverse Cultural Identities The discontinuities that exist between Jewish people and Christian people are many. Dating to antiquity, these discontinuities have often erupted into bloodshed. Roman leader Tiberius took offense at Jewish proselytizing, and “expelled them from Rome, also because, as Dio Cassius remarks, “They were converting many of the natives to their ways”” (Van Voorst 37). In a more modern frame of reference, Nazi Germany used German Christian Martin Luther’s About the Jews and Their Lies to fuel a sense of nationalism, by labeling Jews as “hostile, criminal, and parasitic” (Hilberg 19). This, when coupled with religious validation of...The end:
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