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Rabbi Stephen Fuchs speaking from the podium in St. Giles Cathedral in Edinburgh Scotland

As part of a recent interfaith Holocaust memorial service, I delivered a sermon at the historic St. Giles Cathedral, the Mother Church of Scotland; I’m told I was the first rabbi ever to do so. I consider it more than a coincidence that the event took place on the 45th anniversary of my father’s death, a connection that is particularly stark because my father was a Holocaust survivor.

Rabbi Stephen Lewis Fuchs
Barbed wire fence and barracks at Auschwitz

I will give them in My house and in My walls a place and a name, better than sons and daughters; an everlasting name I will give him, which will not be discontinued.

Rabbi Shai Beloosesky

A new exhibit helps Lithuanians explore questions of vital importance: What do we expect of ordinary people in extraordinary times? What would I have done? And what will I do? As they ponder these questions, Lithuania’s young people will have the opportunity to become a new generation of rescuers – rescuers of their nation’s memory, rescuers of moral conscience.

Ellen Cassedy
bird in branches

To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration camps, Mark Ludwig, executive director of the Terezin Music Foundation (TMF), has created “an artistic memorial” to the 15-20 million people who died or were imprisoned in the Third Reich’s more than 42,500 camps and ghettos. Terezin served as a Nazi propaganda ploy to showcase how well Jews were treated in the camps, for example, by allowing musical and theater productions.

Aron Hirt-Manheimer

In The Man in the High Castle not only revisits Nazi fascism but realistically explores the consequences of its victory.

Wes Hopper

For nearly half a century, Elie Wiesel has been an inspirational beacon of our people’s most precious values.

Rabbi Stephen Lewis Fuchs

Following an impressive festival run, Son of Saul is set to open in a limited theatrical release in the United States on December 18.

Wes Hopper

The many thousands of Syrian refugees seeking a safe haven on our shores are being twice victimized – first by the bloody civil war that caused them to flee their homeland, and a second time by the

Carol Ascher

Like Joseph’s brothers did to him, Germany once did unspeakable evil to the Jews.

Rabbi Stephen Lewis Fuchs
Rabbi Stephen Fuchs with Pastorin Ulrike Wohlfahrt

Of course, Jews will never see Jesus as God or as an object of worship as Christians do. But when Jesus is the inspiration to feed the hungry, cloth the naked, and do the things I see so many churches in Germany do today in his name, then I look at him very positively.  

Rabbi Stephen Lewis Fuchs

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