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April 13, 2001
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The American Jewish Committee lashed out at a popular comic strip for its “denigration of Judaism” in its Easter Sunday edition. The Anti-Defamation League likewise blasted the “B.C.” strip, which depicts the candles of a menorah burning out as the words Jesus is believed to have said before his death are recited. Cartoonist Johnny Hart issued an apology, saying, “This is a holy week for both Christians and Jews, and my intent was to pay tribute to both.”

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