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Kurt L. Metzger

Rabbi Kurt L. Metzger (1909-1992) born in Nuremberg, was from 1935-1938 the district Rabbi of Landau. He was arrested on 10 November 1938 in Breslau, where he attended the Jewish Theological Seminary, and incarcerated in the Buchenwald concentration camp for several months. After his release, he served as the rabbi of Nuremberg until his immigration to the United States in 1940. From 1942-1962 he was the rabbi of Temple Beth El in Glen Falls, New York. He returned to Germany many times, and in 1977 was named Honorary Rabbi of his native Nuremberg. He is buried in his wife's family plot at the cemetery in Landau.

Prayer of the Guest Chaplain of the U.S. House of Representatives: Rabbi Kurt L. Metzger on 5 June 1968

Contributed on: 12 Sep 2022 by Aharon N. Varady (editing/transcription) | Kurt L. Metzger | the Congressional Record of the United States of America |

The Opening Prayer given in the U.S. House of Representatives on 5 June 1968. . . .