The vast majority of Americans do not blame the Jews collectively for the death of Jesus, a new poll says. In response to the question, “Are Jews today responsible for the death of Jesus?” 80 percent said no, according to ABCNews.com. The survey of 1,011 adults conducted Feb. 6-10 comes as the Mel Gibson film, “The Passion of the Christ,” which has stirred discussion of Jesus’ end, is set to open Feb. 25.
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