Year after year, Jews from all over the world fast the ninth of Av as a sign of mourn for the destruction of the Temple. How come, after so many centuries, we still remember this particular event? Above all, what is the purpose of remembering?
Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1930 – The big trial had just ended. Judge Manuel Rodriguez Ocampo convicted 108 criminals with long sentences, forever disrupting the activities of the Zwi Migdal, the 30-year old, Jewish-run, most profitable prostitution ring in South America and beyond. It was a victory for many, but above all for the woman who, by testifying, had made this trial possible: Raquel Liberman.