Birthdays Vs. Yohrtsayts

By Leigh Lerner

Eugene Borowitz, April 30, 1982

The author argues that Jews should put less emphasis on birthdays and focus more on anniversaries of deaths.

Topic: Ritual, Death and Mourning, Communal Memory, Identity Formation

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Borowitz, Eugene B.

Volume/Issue: Vol.12/no.233

Page Number(s): 103-104

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Lerner, Leigh. Birthdays Vs. Yohrtsayts. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Eugene Borowitz. 30 April 1982: 103-104. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=10368


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