Religion: Confraternidad

On the night of Tishah Beab—when Jews lament the destruction of the Second Temple in Jerusalem in A.D. 70 by Roman legions under the future Emperor Titus—a bomb shattered Buenos Aires' Knesset Israel Synagogue. After that 1947 bombing, Head Rabbi Guillermo Schlesinger wandered in the rubble and said aloud: "What have I done? Why was the house of the Lord profaned?" A black-robed figure stepped forward and answered: "Prejudice, hate and ignorance have struck." His hand outstretched, Father Carlos Cucchetti added: "I come to offer you my sympathy." Replied the Rabbi : "I...

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