American Rabbi Teaches The Pope

Mr. W., sending me this link, writes,
is there any more liberal, humane person in the world today than the Holy Father?
Indeed. Liberal in its original and noble meaning, of course. Writing of Rabbi Jacob Neusner's book, A Rabbi Talks With Jesus, the Pope says
More than any of the other interpretations of the Sermon on the Mount with which I am familiar, this debate between a believing Jew and Jesus, son of Abraham, conducted with respect and frankness, opened my eyes to the greatness of the word of Jesus and to the choice the Gospel places before us.