Kaddish, a Jewish prayer that praises God, is said for Cardinal Lustiger, the late archbishop of Paris who maintained an identity as both a Jew and a Christian, as his great-nephew places some Israeli earth on his coffin in 2007. At right, French President Nicholas Sarkozy and the rector of Notre Dame watch.
Kaddish, a Jewish prayer that praises God, is said for Cardinal Lustiger, the late archbishop of Paris who maintained an identity as both a Jew and a Christian, as his great-nephew places some Israeli earth on his coffin in 2007. At right, French President Nicholas Sarkozy and the rector of Notre Dame watch.
Kaddish, a Jewish prayer that praises God, is said for Cardinal Lustiger, the late archbishop of Paris who maintained an identity as both a Jew and a Christian, as his great-nephew places some Israeli earth on his coffin in 2007. At right, French President Nicholas Sarkozy and the rector of Notre Dame watch.

"The Jewish Cardinal" closed out this year's SLO Jewish Film Festival

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About Dan Krieger

Dan Krieger

Dan Krieger is a professor emeritus of history at Cal Poly and past president of the California Mission Studies Association.