7.20
TCC Films: Woman in Gold

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The Woman in Gold
Woman in Gold tells the true story of Maria Altmann, a woman in her 80s who entered into a legal battle with the Austrian government to recover the Gustav Klimt painting of her aunt, which was plundered by the Nazis during WWII. Anna Keating’s review and the trailer after the jump:

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7.18
Misc: Jewish Man Who Survived Nazis Now Rescuing Christians from ISIS

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George Weidenfeld

As a Jewish teenager George Weidenfeld fled Nazi Germany with the help of Quakers and other Christians. He is now paying it forward by rescuing thousands of Christians targeted by ISIS in Iraq and Syria. Read about his heroism in The National Catholic Register here: Jewish Man Who Survived Nazis Now Rescuing Christians from ISIS

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5.4
TCC Radio: The Rabbi and the KKK | Snap Judgment

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Rabbi Weisser Michael Weisser, a New York Rabbi, had his faith tested when he moved to Nebraska and was targeted by Larry Trapp, the Grand Dragon of the Ku Klux Klan. Rabbi Weisser got Trapp’s phone number and started leaving messages of love on his answering machine. Listen to the story from Snap Judgment after the jump:

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5.2
David Brooks on Sin, Augustine, and the State of His Soul

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David Brooks

“I now consider Augustine the smartest human being I’ve ever encountered.”

David Brooks recently described himself on NPR as “a believer.” Read the interview about his ongoing conversion in The Washington Post here: David Brooks on Sin, Augustine, and the State of His Soul

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