Our project partner Steven Reece of The Matzevah Foundation, describes our work in Oświęcim cemetery and the role of cemetery restoration in reconciliation in Jewish Heritage Europe.
“Steven D. Reece is a Baptist minister in the United States who works to restore and maintain Jewish cemeteries in Poland. The idea of reconciliation underlies his involvement. In this essay, he writes about the moral questions faced in this work. Reconciliation, he writes, is an action via which there can be transformation – cemeteries and communities being set right and rectified; literally being healed, renewed and honored. Read more....”