Holocaust reframed conclusion

pg 217-  As it concludes, this work raises more questions than it answers. is it possible to speak consistently about an aesthetics of Holocaust display and remembrance in German, israeli and American museums?

pg 218 – The natural question that follows such a focus on memory is the underlying purpose of remembrance itself. Remembering merely for memory’s sake is perhaps not enough, unless it leads to a deeper understanding of the past.

pg 218 – Holocaust was a human event and the threat of its recurrence continues to exist. Hence, we should reflect on not only what we are remembering but how we are remembering , and we should ask ourselves, finally, to what purpose we remember. an attitude to the holocaust that neither sanctifies it nor simply historicizes it.


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