Last Friday was Holocaust Remembrance Day. A British associate of mine sent me the link to Archbishop Rowan Williams’ message, which was distributed to honor that occasion. Williams, the Archbishop of Canterbury, is Primate of All England and spokesperson for the worldwide Anglican Communion, which includes the Episcopal Church. He is a man of extraordinary good will and an advocate for religious diversity. And yet, he managed to get through almost his entire speech without mentioning the word “Jew.” This is astounding! How does one commemorate the Holocaust and fail to mention the major group that was singled out for obliteration?
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