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Rabbis march on Washington

Four hundred Orthodox Rabbis march from Capitol to White House in Washington. Roosevelt refuses to receive them.

iconOn the steps of the Capitol, the Melitzer Rebbe (Rabbi Yitzchok Horowitz) leads the marchers in the recitation of "Kel Maleh Rachamim," a memorial prayer for the Jews murdered by the Nazis. "Courtesy of The David S. Wyman Institute for Holocaust Studies."