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Faith After the Holocaust by Eliezer Berkovits

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Published by Ktav Pub Inc .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Genocide,
  • Judaism,
  • The Holocaust,
  • Holocaust (Jewish theology)

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8344437M
ISBN 100870681931
ISBN 109780870681936

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Berkovitz's exploration of the Holocaust and faith in the aftermath of it is practically theological canon at this point and of enormous importance in conceptualizing and understanding the role of the Holocaust in contemporary by:   An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio An illustration of a " floppy disk. Faith after the Holocaust by Berkovits, Eliezer, Publication date Topics Holocaust (Jewish theology) Publisher New York, KTAV Pub. HousePages:   Faith after the Holocaust by Eliezer Berkovits () [Eliezer Berkovits] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Faith after the Holocaust /5(14). Berkovitz's exploration of the Holocaust and faith in the aftermath of it is practically theological canon at this point and of enormous importance in conceptualizing and understanding the role of the Holocaust in contemporary Judaism/5(10).

In particular, he finds that, after the Holocaust, there was an urgent need for Judaism to redefine itself and, more significantly, that even in the very midst of that unspeakable cataclysm there.   That becomes the critical part of the rebuilding of a measure of faith after the Shoah. Rather like the rejection of Western civilization by Eliezer Berkovits, Feld sees our ideas of what humanity can be as transformed by the Holocaust - both for woe and for s: 1. In My Brother's Image: Twin Brothers Separated by Faith after the Holocaust Paperback – Illustrated, October 1, by Eugene L. Pogany (Author) out of 5 stars 33 ratings See all formats and editionsCited by: 1.   Berkovitz's exploration of the Holocaust and faith in the aftermath of it is practically theological canon at this point and of enormous importance in conceptualizing and understanding the role of the Holocaust in contemporary Judaism/5.

After losing his faith, Drumer resigns himself to death. Eliezer promises to say the Kaddish, the prayer for the dead, on Drumer’s behalf, but he forgets his promise. Eliezer’s loss of faith comes to mean betrayal not just of God but also of his fellow human beings. Wiesel seems to affirm that life without faith or hope of some kind is empty. Examines the question of God's noninterference in the Holocaust and other tragedies in Jewish history. Shows "how man may affirm his faith even when confronted with God's awesome silence."--Back cover.   About the Author Rabbi Dr. Eliezer Berkovits's Faith after the Holocaust - recognized as a classic immediately upon publication - boldly and forthrightly addresses the most theologically fraught question of our times: God's noninterference in the : Koren Publishers. Just because it's set during World War II doesn't make it a holocaust book. It needs to be about the Jews or Germany or the concentration camps. I don't think Japanese interment counts for the Holocaust. reply | flag * message by Kris (new) PM.