Yom Hashoah in America

By Leonard Fein


Leonard Fein discusses the American Yom Hashoah program at the United States Capital building, and raises the question of who the ceremony is actually for (as a memory for the murdered or for America?) and whether the American sentiment comes too close to a "ritualized paying of respects," among other issues dealt with.

Topic: Institutional Memory, Narrative, Tribute, Shoah, Communal Memory, Holocaust Education, Holocaust, Government

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Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Fein, Leonard. Yom Hashoah in America. 1995: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=15800


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