What do we choose to remember?

By Leonard Fein

Forward Association, 1995

The story of the creation of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum tells its own story, but also a larger one - In the Holocaust, as in the greater arc of history - which of the infinite details are included, and which omitted? Each decision is an attempt at a truth while knowing all along that there is no Truth, there are only the particular stories we choose to tell, the stories that effectively take the place of history.

Topic: Museums and Exhibitions, Memorial, History, Genocide, Shoah, Holocaust Education, Holocaust

Name of Publication: Jewish Daily Forward

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Coverage: United States , Washington D.C.

Language: English

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Fein, Leonard. What do we choose to remember?. Jewish Daily Forward. Forward Association. 1995: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=15516


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