Past Events

Book Discussion: Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy

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Best-selling author Eric Metaxas discussed his new biography of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. A Lutheran Pastor, Bonhoeffer reacted to an early Nazi edict to ban anyone of Jewish descent from government employment by challenging the legitimacy of such “un-Christian” behavior in an essay entitled “The Church and the Jewish Question.”

Panel Discussion: Czernowitz in Jewish Memory

Reform Synagogue in Czernowitz, Ron, Moshe, 1909-, photographer

Czernowitz, the “Vienna of the East,” is the site of two different powerful memories. To some, it was home to an assimilated Austro-German Jewish culture; to others, it was a hub for the creation of modern Yiddish language and culture.