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December 1st, 2010
Milwaukee-area representatives of many religions marked the 72nd anniversary of Kristallnacht, the Nazi German national anti-Semitic riots of Nov. 9-10, 1938, at a ceremony on Nov. 7. From left, top row: Rabbi Steven Adams, Congregation Emanu-El of Waukesha; Deborah Carter Berkson, co-chair, (obstructed view), Steven Baruch, Ph.D., CJL, co-chair. Front row from left: Connie Popp, Alverno College Campus Ministry; Rabbi Shari Shamah, Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center; Edie Shafer, Holocaust survivor; Father David Cooper, St. Matthias Catholic Church; Rev. Julie Forest, Unitarian Church North; Dr. Mina Khoshidi, Bahai; and Rev. Kenneth Wheeler, Cross Lutheran Church. Photo from Nathan and Esther Pelz Holocaust Education Resource Center.