Book Discussion Group

Salzmann Library
Book Discussion Group

Thursday, May 1 
6:30 pm in the Library

 

The Sunflower: On the Possibilities and Limits of Forgiveness
by Simon Wiesenthal

While imprisoned in a Nazi concentration camp, Simon Wiesenthal was taken one day from his work detail to the bedside of a dying member of the SS.  Haunted by the crimes in which he had participated, the soldier want to confess to -- and obtain absolution from -- a Jew.  Faced with the choice between compassion and justice, silence and truth, Wiesenthal said nothing.  But even years after the war had ended, he wondered: Had he done the right thing?  What would you have done in his place?

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