Jewish Memory Week: A Tale in Three Parts (Zachor, Deuteronomy 25:17-19)

Yehuda Kurtzer

By Dr. Yehuda KurtzerThe memory of the Holocaust today is vulnerable. Between the Diaspora and Israel the Jewish people are fighting about the meaning of the Holocaust, encoding in our ideological debates about who we want to be in the world our increasingly polarizing interpretations about our recent past. It is the nature of trauma that we become conditioned to act and behave in certain ways as a result of what we experience. But would it have been possible to anticipate how quickly and … [Read more...]


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