Jewish Journal


September 20, 2009

Celebrating Shabbat while fighting Hitler


No, this is not about Tarantino’s “Inglourious Basterds” or even the real basterds. It’s about Max Fuchs. (Who’s this Fuchs I keep hearing about?) He was an American soldier in World War II who on a single Shabbat served as the cantor on a German battlefield.

See the video above and this nice feature from The New York Times. Shana tova.

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