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THE WOMAN BEHIND ‘NOSTRA AETATE'

Those who knew Sr. Rose Thering, OP, as a fellow nun, a friend, colleague, teacher, or activist, mourn her death and celebrate her courage. Although she lived a long and productive life-dying May 6 at the age of eighty-five-her passing leaves a huge hole in the fabric of Jewish-Catholic relations. To me, she was a cherished friend for more than forty years.

I met Rose in 1960, shortly after I joined the American Jewish Committee...

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Judith Banki is director of special programs at the Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding in New York City.

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