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Hitler and the Feuchtwangers

The Inaugural Sami Rohr Memorial Lecture

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Hitler and the Feuchtwangers: The Inaugural Sami Rohr Memorial Lecture

The Rohr and Feuchtwanger families both emerged from the neo-orthodox movement of Rabbi Samson Raphael Hirsch. Sami Rohr was both a prominent supporter of Chabad and a patron of Jewish literary endeavors. One of his favorite writers was the Jewish German novelist, Lion Feuchtwanger, who was a vocal critic of the Nazis. Lion's nephew, Edgar Feuchtwanger, grew up as a neighbor of Hitler.
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