On Zichronot

By Abigail Gillman

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), September 2006

The author reflects on the ten verses of zichronot, remembrances, in musaf on Rosh Hashanah. She analyzes memory and time in the Torah, which zichronot invokes. She asserts that on Yom HaziKaron, one of the names of Rosh Hashanah, we paradoxically pray to be remembered for life by an omniscient God, who like us, needs help to remember.

Topic: Theology, Prayer, Jewish Text, Holidays

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

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.37/no.633

Page Number(s): 11

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Gillman, Abigail. On Zichronot. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). September 2006: 11. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=7163


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