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In Denmark, the world’s only happy Holocaust commemoration event

Helle Fromberg, left, and Thomas Gorlen seen at the celebration of Danish Jewry's rescue held at the Great Synagogue of Copenhagen, Oct. 11, 2018. (Cnaan Liphshiz)

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (JTA) — All over the world, Holocaust commemoration events follow a certain protocol. Somber affairs where participants dress in dark colors and modestly, they usually feature a soulful rendition of the “El Malei Rachamim” prayer, or Merciful God, sung by an anguished cantor who names Nazi death… Read more »