PM thanks Pope for exonerating Jews for death of Jesus

By JPOST.COM STAFF
March 3, 2011 17:31




Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Thursday sent a letter praising Pope Benedict XVI for reiterating that the Jewish people are not responsible for Jesus' death in a new book that was released Wednesday.

"I thank you for rejecting, in your new book, the false claims that have formed a basis of hatred against Jews for many years, "Netanyahu wrote.

The Prime Minister also offered to meet again with Pope: "I hope that the courage you showed will strengthen the relations between Jews and Christians around the world and help promote peace and reconciliation for future generations."


Related Content

Breaking news
January 17, 2018
Saudi Arabia depositing $2b in Yemen's central bank to back currency

By REUTERS

Israel Weather
  • 8 - 16
    Beer Sheva
    12 - 16
    Tel Aviv - Yafo
  • 8 - 11
    Jerusalem
    11 - 15
    Haifa
  • 11 - 20
    Elat
    11 - 17
    Tiberias