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Maintaining the Purity of Shoah Memory

by Rabbi Avi WeissPosted on May 25, 2016

Survivors of the Shoah encounter the experience through what can be called “pure memory.” Their relationship to the event is direct, with very little intervening. As we move further away from the Shoah, and we who were not there seek to remember, symbols may be required to help us.…