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Is Forgiveness Possible? A Jewish Perspective

Friedlander, Albert
June 4, 2015

Source: In BBC Online- History- World War Two. London: British Broadcasting Corporation.

From personal experience and reflection, Rabbi Friedlander explores questions of forgiveness and memory for Jews with respect to the Holocaust. His examination includes discussion of the functions of remembering and memorials (whether a physical structure or a day), and of Jewish and Christian ideas on forgiveness (with reference both to divine and human perspectives).


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