“For centuries, it was documented by Catholics that somehow Judaism was a surplus religion following the rise of
Rabbi James Rudin who spent decades working to bring real-life meaning to the words of Nostra Aetate speaks to the crowd at Georgia Tech’s Ferst Center.
Christianity,” Rabbi James Rudin said. “Even though Jesus was a Jew living in the land of Israel and his early followers were Jews, the prevalent belief was that Jews had failed to recognize the Messiah and as a result Judaism was an extraneous religion subject to contempt. For over 1,900 years, there were tragic, horrific attacks, but Jews and Judaism did not disappear.”