Student Teaching in the New Millenium

On History and Memory – My Jewish Learning

In Deuteronomy on August 4, 2011 at 7:46 pm

On History and Memory – My Jewish Learning.

Rabbi Kerry Olitzky discusses the portion and Moses’ intent to call the people to responsibility for their actions.  He asks the excellent question, how does one acquire memory?  His answer is, “by retelling the story again and again.”

Consider, however, that some events portrayed in this retelling have changed from their original telling.  What does it mean when the story changes?

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  1. Yes this is an exceelent question.

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