Remembering is a central tenet of Judaism. So is forgetting.
The Jewish New Year calls upon us to both reach back into the past and step forward into the future.
Much of Jewish ritual is built around collective memory. Yizkor is different.
A debate among the ancient rabbis speaks to a stark difference of opinion about the operation of Jewish memory.
The Jewish past is not merely remembered, but continuously re-enacted.
A transnational comparison.
For Jews, memory is not just individual, but also communal.
Holocaust history, memory and art.