YIZKOR: THE POWER OF ETERNITY
Why have Jewish enemies always sought to destroy Jewish cemeteries? What is so threatening about the concept of Jewish memory?
Memory – zachor from which Yizkor comes – endows the Jewish people with a power of eternity. And in remembering our loved ones on Yom Kippur, this is what we seek to connect to.
Rich with moving stories, this sermon tackles the concept of life after death in an unusual and engaging manner, along the way answering such disparate questions as: Where does the soul go after a person dies? How is the human being like a toaster? And: What sin did the Klausenberger Rebbe confess on Yom Kippur 1945, in the shadow of the Holocaust?