Kenneth D. Wald addressed the Holocaust Memorial Ceremony

Kenneth D. Wald addressed the Holocaust Memorial Ceremony in Gainesville, FL. Dr. Wald, the child of survivors and the grandchild of victims, discussed his experiences in returning to Germany for a week of events commemorating the 70th anniversary of Kristallnacht.

The town of Grossrohrsdorf, where Wald’s father had grown up, had erected a memorial to Dr. Wald’s parents and he was asked to speak to the townspeople on behalf of the family. You can download a pod cast of Dr. Wald’s remarks or hear the entire ceremony at The text of Dr. Wald’s remarks was published in Kolot: Voices of Conservative Judaism and is available at or download it here.

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