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September 1, 1939: Another Day of Infamy

Rabbi A. James Rudin
August 29, 2019

It is worth remembering another day of infamy – September 1, 1939 – the day that set in motion the destruction of six million Jews. That date is a grim reminder of a wondrous Jewish world that would soon be no more.

What God Is and What God Is Not

Rabbi Stephen Lewis Fuchs
May 1, 2019

People often ask me: How could a good God allow the Holocaust to happen? The best answer to this question, I believe, lies in the biblical story of Cain and Abel.