There is gratitude deep inside of grief. A feeling of, how lucky was I to have this friendship at all. That’s how I feel about my dear Rabbi Bent Melchior who passed away in Copenhagen on July 28, 2021. He was 92-years-old.
Rachael Cerrotti is the inaugural Storyteller in Residence for USC Shoah Foundation. She is an award-winning photographer, writer, educator and producer. In 2019, she released her critically-acclaimed narrative podcast, We Share The Same Sky, which tells the story of her decade-long journey to retrace her grandmother’s Holocaust survival story. It was listed as one of the best podcasts of 2019 by HuffPost, as a “Show We Love” by Apple Podcasts, and chosen as a Reader’s Pick by Vulture Magazine. Her memoir, also titled We Share The Same Sky, will be released in August 2021. Learn more about Rachael at www.rachaelcerrotti.com and her grandmother’s story at www.sharethesamesky.com.