Yizkor Books – The site of memory- texture of memory James E young

 

Intro 7 – The Yizkor Biker – memorials books remembered both lives and destruction of European Jewish communities according to the most ancient Jewish memorial media: words on paper… “The memorial book which will immortalise the memories of our relatives and friends, the Jews of Pshaytsk , will also serve as a substitute grave. Whenever we pick up the books we will feel we are standing next tot heir grave, because even the murderers denied them “(Forwort sefer yizkor le-kedoshei ir pshqytask khurbanot ha’shoah [ 130))

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