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Meshuga Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-18-11 09:53 PM
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48. But my whole point is that...
...in the case of Passover, the question of whether it is a true story or not doesn't really matter. The story being fact or fiction will not change the holiday and its significance.

However, in the case of Easter (and whether Jesus existed) it really matters if the story is true or not. At least to the traditional believer.

There is a tendency to look at Jews as believers and Judaism as a religion through Christian lenses. And that is understandable since we live in a society where Christians are the majority. But there are differences and the situations where people find equivalency are likely due to the use of those lenses.
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