We Are What We Remember

We Are What We Remember: The Ever-Evolving Transmission of Jewish History

This 4-session course of the Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning explores the impact of collective memory on our ongoing historical development and our understanding of Judaism today. Participants will encounter in a number of different ways one of the most powerful keys to Jewish survival: the enduring determination to never forget.

Table of Contents

Lesson 1 – Never Forget: Exploring Our Collective Jewish Memory

Lesson 2 – Sepharad: Voices of Recollection

Lesson 3 – Poland: What to Remember, What to Forget

Lesson 4 – Israel: National Memory Evolving