The Future of Holocaust Memory – A Responsibility in Translation
What does Holocaust memory demand of us? How does the dwindling of the number of living Holocaust survivors impact our responsibility? Can we ensure a shared collective Jewish memory of the Holocaust when the Jewish people are dispersed in cultures steeped in disparate conceptions of memory?
Members of the Shalom Hartman Institute’s Israeli and North American Hitkansut design teams explore these questions and share their experience of transforming the Hitkansut ritual for Yom HaShoah from an Israeli idiom to a culturally compelling ritual for North Americans.
This program took place on Thursday, April 28, 2022 and was part of Jewish Memory and this Moral Moment, a conference and commemoration on Yom HaShoah 5782.