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As part of our Conversations series, B’nai B’rith welcomes University of Munich Prof. Cornelia Wilhelm to discuss the legacies of the German refugee rabbis who immigrated to the United States after 1933 and their indelible impact on American Jewish communities in the 20th century.

Prof. Wilhelm speaks with B’nai B’rith CEO Dan Mariaschin about the German refugee rabbinate in the U.S. before and during Nazism, and the digital database her research inspired: “German Refugee Rabbis in the United States, 1933–1990.”

The database, an incredibly valuable research tool for exploring the cultural heritage and legacies of these rabbis, is sponsored by the Department of Jewish History and Culture at Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich where Prof. Wilhelm teaches.

Watch the interview on YouTube and Facebook.

Listen to the interview on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Amazon Music.