Common Ground and Holy Ground

Prayers of the Holocaust
  • Janet Blair
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Abstract

The initial encounter with the stories of spiritual resistance during the Holocaust is shocking. One finds oneself face to face with a startling paradox: faced with annihilation, many human beings resisted degradation and despair by the very expressing of their hope, their yearning for life, and their ‘boundless longing for God’, until these hallmarks of their condition as humans were taken from them by force, extinguished in violence.

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