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A Story of Moral Clarity and Courage: The Incredible Japanese Tale

December 4, 2023    
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Congregation Shearith Israel and the K3 Council at Japan Society present

A Story of Moral Clarity and Courage:

The Incredible Japanese Tale of Setsuzo Kotsuji, Protector of Jews, Convert to Judaism

Monday, December 4 | 7:00 pm

At Shearith Israel

Mark the 50th anniversary of an extraordinary chapter in both Jewish and Japanese history. Discover the incredible journey of Setsuzo Kotsuji, the first Japanese Jew in history, who protected and embraced Judaism during the darkest times of World War II.

Featuring:

  • Greetings and remarks by Ambassador Mikio Mori, Consul General of Japan in New York
  • Special lecture by Rabbi Meir Soloveichik
  • A conversation between Rabbi Soloveichik and Dr. Joshua W. Walker, President and CEO of Japan Society

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