This Day in Jewish History 1957: City of Paris Honors a Rabbi and Resistance Fighter

David Feuerwerker produced false papers for underground members, served as chief rabbi of Lyon and played a pivotal role in Montreal’s Jewish community.

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On December 14, 1957, Rabbi David Feuerwerker, congregational rabbi, professor of history, the first head chaplain of the French navy, and member during World War II of the French Resistance organization...