The Times of Israel

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Jan 6, 2022, 9:33 PM In 1947 in an attic flat in Germany the Sisterhood of Mary was born. Seven girls with their two leaders: Mother Basilea and Mother Martyria. Building a motherhouse and chapel with bricks scavenged from the ruins of Darmstadt, they eventually had a home of their own in the suburbs. For the first 10 years after World War II, Germany was struggling to survive before recovery began with the Marshall Plan. Not until summer 1954 was Mother Basilea challenged during a time of prayer by the question: What about Israel? “Beside every German stands, invisibly, a Jewish brother, one who has already passed into the realm of the dead, or one of the survivors, but each marked with terror and death – and each of them accuses us… ‘Where [...]