A young Jewish philanthropist is funding a writing contest to bolster Christian-Jewish relations. In the wake of the debate surrounding Mel Gibson’s “The Passion of the Christ,” Elizabeth Goldhirsh, 25, is funding a writing contest on essays on the shared history and values of Judaism and Christianity. The first-place winner of “Reaching Common Ground” will receive $25,000.
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