Monthly Archives: January 2020

21 January 2020 German court may reject appeal to remove anti-Semitic ‘Jew pig’ relic #otdimjh

German court may reject appeal to remove anti-Semitic ‘Jew pig’ relic – Times of Israel report NAUMBURG, Germany (AP) — A court in eastern Germany indicated Tuesday that it will likely reject a Jewish man’s bid to force the removal … Continue reading

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13 January 1901 Birth of Josef Wölfel, patriotic Austrian pastor with Jewish mother #otdimjh

Josef Wölfel was born in 1901 in Güns (Hungarian “Köszeg”), a city that came to Hungary after the end of the Austro-Hungarian monarchy, two kilometres from today’s Austrian border. After completing voluntary military service with the Hungarian army from July … Continue reading

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12 January 1903 Birth of Theodor Carlebach, Farmer, Pastor and Vicar #otdimjh

Theodor Carlebach came from a well-respected Jewish family in Germany, which spread in the 19th and 20th centuries.  Ernst Carlebach (1838-1923) moved from Mannheim to Heidelberg in 1863 and founded a book and art antiquarian business there.  His son Rudolf … Continue reading

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7 January 1977 Passing of Adolph Freudenberg – Friend of Bonhoeffer, Lawyer, Pastor, Ecumenist #otdimjh

Adolf Freudenberg, who because of his marriage to a “non-Aryan” woman had to emigrate to England in March 1939, was a diplomat and a member of the Confessing Church. He was a personal friend of Dietrich Bonhoeffer and hosted him … Continue reading

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6 January 1215 Death of Saint Raymund de Peñaforte, Medieval Polemicist, Mission Strategist and Patron Saint of Lawyers #otdimjh

From Richard Harvey: Raimundus Martini and the Pugio Fidei Raymond de Peñaforte was born in Villafrance del Penades in Northern Spain between 1175-1180. He trained at the University of Bologna (1210). On graduation in 1216 he received his doctorate and … Continue reading

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