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Fauci receives award from Holocaust remembrance group and references Maimonides


April 16, 2021

(JTA) — Drawing a line between its mission of Holocaust remembrance and the ravages inflicted by the coronavirus pandemic, the March of the Living honored Dr. Anthony Fauci with an award for “moral courage in medicine” on the eve of Yom Hashoah, Israel’s Holocaust commemoration day.

The award to Fauci, who for decades has been the top U.S. official handling infectious diseases, culminated in an online program on Wednesday called “Medicine and Morality.”

In his acceptance remarks, Fauci referred to Maimonides, the medieval Jewish scholar and physician.

“Maimonides reminded us t...

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