What does a decorated Nazi tell his son about the war? Nothing. Dr. Bernd Wollschlaeger shares his story about the journey from his father’s house of deceit and hatred to the ranks of the Jewish people. Horrified by his father’s part in the effort to rid the world of Jews, Bernd found himself drawn to Jews, Holocaust survivors who did not hold him responsible and related to him with kindness and friendship. He eventually came to the realization that he wanted to join the Jewish nation. In this video he tells his fascinating story and ends with advice on how to prevent hatred from spreading in the future.

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