WHAT CAN A JEWISH COMMUNITY DO when a local symphony is presenting a program that could lead to antisemitism? Try to stop the program? Protest outside the church where it's being presented? Or, work with the Christian community to see if there's a different solution? In 1995, when the Bach Festival in Eugene, Oregon, announced plans to perform St. John's Passion in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the end of World War II, this was the quandary the local Jewish community faced.
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