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May God remember = Yizkor : memory and memorializing in Judaism

Author: Lawrence A Hoffman
Publisher: Woodstock, Vermont : Jewish Lights Publishing, 2013.
Series: Prayers of awe.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Texts
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence A Hoffman
ISBN: 9781580236898 1580236898
OCLC Number: 849198513
Language Note: Prayers in both English and Hebrew.
Description: xii, 283 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Theology and practice --
Historical insights --
The liturgy --
Interpretations and reflections. Introduction: Yizkor and memorial in Jewish trdition / Lawrence A. Hoffman --
Hashkavah: memorializing the dead in Sephardi practice / Yoram Bitton --
Remembering the dead: by us and by God / Lawrence A. Hoffman --
Remembering the dead as halakhic peril / Daniel Landes --
Memorializing the Shoah / Dalia Marx --
Sites and subjects: memory in Israeli culture / Wendy Zierler --
Would Jeremiah have recited Yizkor? Yizkor and the Bible / Marc Zvi Brettler --
Hazkarat n'shamot ("memorial of souls"): how it all began / Solomon B. Freehof --
Kaddish and memorial services / Jakob J. Petuchowski --
Yizkor: a microcosm of liturgical interconnectivity / Eric L. Friedland --
"Service for the souls": the origin of modern memorial services, 1819 to 1938 / Annette M. Boeckler --
The traditional Yizkor service / translation and commentary by Joel M. Hoffman --
What happens when we die: intimations of immortality / Lawrence A. Englander --
The age of amusement / Edward Feinstein --
Remembering through forgetting: Yizkor as unshared experience / Shoshana Boyd Gelfand --
Hard to plan the day / Edwin Goldberg --
Why art thou cast down? / Andrew Goldstein --
Where do people go when they die? / Joel M. Hoffman --
Remembering Abraham Geiger / Walter Homolka --
An ongoing conversation with empty chairs / Delphine Horvilleur --
Ode to mortality / Karyn D. Kedar --
What is Yizkor for? / Catherine Madsen --
"Empty-handed before Adonai" / Jonathan Magonet --
The hippo of recollection stirring in the muddy waters of the mind / Charles H. Middleburgh --
Re-membering: Yizkor and the dynamics of death / Jay Henry Moses --
Prayer for the dead; promise by the living / Aaron D. Panken --
When the golden shields are gone / Jack Riemer --
A soul-ar eclipse / Sandy Eisenberg Sasso --
To tear and to sew / David Stern --
Remembering our past in service to our future / David A. Teutsch --
"For I pledge tzʼdakah on her behalf" / Margaret Moers Wenig --
A time to re-member / Ron Wolfson --
Remembering our summers in the autumns of our years / Daniel G. Zemel --
Appendix A. Full text of Hashkavah, the Sephardi memorial prayer, with translation --
Appendix B. El Malei Rachamim: a chronicle from the Chmielnicki Pogroms / translation and commentary by Joel M. Hoffman --
Appendix C. El Malei Rachamim: music of 1888 / composition by Eduard Birnbaum.
Series Title: Prayers of awe.
Other Titles: Yizkor
Memory and memorializing in Judaism
Responsibility: edited by Rabbi Lawrence A. Hoffman, PhD.

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