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Sunday, March 19 • 12:00 - 12:45
Formalizing the Memory of the Shoah within the Cycle of Jewish Prayer and Liturgy

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How do we memorialize the Shoah as it recedes from our memories? How do we do this in the context of our established Jewish tradition and liturgy. Several attempts, including Yom HaShoah, have been made. Liturgical responses to the Shoah have been developed in the Orthodox world. We will examine kinot for Tisha B'av, and additions to yizkor services. How do these prayers formalize the memory of the horrific events of the Shoah?

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Jerrold Landau

Jerrold Landau has been translating yiddish Memory Books, and material of historical and genealogical interest for the English reading audience. His work is published through JewishGen and jerroldlandau.com Through his translation work, Jerrold has gained expertise in the history and life of destroyed European Jewish communities. Yizkor books are a unique source of Holocaust history and testimony. Jerrold is also an avid genealogist and takes... Read More →


Sunday March 19, 2017 12:00 - 12:45
G4 16th Floor

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