After the Holocaust: Prosecutions, Forgiveness, and the Rise of Neo-Nazis

Since World War II, European nations, the US, and Israel have prosecuted Nazi criminals for their actions. To date, Germany alone has held 925 proceedings of Nazi-era perpetrators.

However, many perpetrators received lenient sentences or were pardoned. Some former Nazis who remained in Germany rallied support for Nazism, giving rise to the neo-Nazi movement seen throughout Europe and the US today.

Today, Germany is offering German Holocaust survivors full German citizenship. Holocaust survivors around the world are struggling with the ethical and moral implications of accepting this offer.

A program about events after the Holocaust will be held on Saturday, December 16, 1:00-3:00 pm, Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, 285 Dale Street North, St. Paul, MN 55103. Ellen Kennedy, Ph.D., Executive Director, World Without Genocide, will discuss the prosecutions of Holocaust perpetrators and the rise of neo-Nazis today. Fred Amram, Holocaust survivor and University of Minnesota Emeritus Professor, will discuss finding forgiveness afterwards.

Open to the public; no reservations are necessary. $10 general public, $5 students, seniors, and members of Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, and free to Mitchell Hamline students. 2 ‘clock hours’ for educators and $25 for two standard CLE credits for lawyers. PLP credit available.

Co-sponsored by Lutheran Church of the Redeemer.

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