Related Blog Posts on Holocaust and Jewish History

Anne Frank, Elie Wiesel, and My Father

Aron Hirt-Manheimer
January 27, 2017

January 27, 2005 marked the 60th anniversary of the Red Army’s liberation of Auschwitz. On that same day, the U.N. declared International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

I Hope My Father Would Be Proud

Rabbi Stephen Lewis Fuchs
February 23, 2016

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.