Emil Fackenheim

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Israel, Philosopher
June 22, 1916September, 18, 2003.

Emil Ludwig Fackenheim was a noted Jewish philosopher and Reform rabbi. Born in Halle, Germany, he was arrested by Nazis on the night of 9 November 1938, known as Kristallnacht. Briefly interned at the Sachsenhausen concentration camp he escaped with his younger brother Wolfgang to Great Britain, where his parents later joined him. Emil's older brother Ernst-Alexander, who refused to leave Germany, was killed in the Holocaust.

Also known as Rabbi

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