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‘passion Play’ Criticized in Germany for Anti-semitic Implications

The decennial production of the famous “Passion Play,” at Oberammergau, was criticized here today for “anti-Semitic implications, ” and a committee was named “to work out recommendations for alleviating these anti Jewish tendencies before the next festival in 1970.”

Leopold Goldschmidt, secretary general of the Coordinating Council of German Societies for Christian-Jewish Cooperation, which has its federal headquarters here, announced the appointment of the committee.