Holocaust Memory: Disturbing, Perplexing, Riveting-- Essential

By Michael Berenbaum

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), April 2006

Berenbaum describes a shift in Holocaust education. Previously, it was used to teach Jewish particularism; now, it is used to teach tolerance, pluralism, and democracy in the United States and especially in Europe. Jews have responded by remembering suffering and transmitting that memory in order to fortify conscience, to plead for decency, to strengthen values, and thus to intensify a commitment to human dignity.

Topic: Pluralism, Tolerance, Communal Memory, Holocaust Education, Values, Global Responsibility

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: 36/630

Page Number(s): 14

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Genre: Article

Coverage: Europe , United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Berenbaum, Michael. Holocaust Memory: Disturbing, Perplexing, Riveting-- Essential. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). April 2006: 14. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=6199


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