A Hamantaschen By Any Other Name: Purim and the Healing Power of Laughter

By David Nelson

CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership, 2000

The author discusses the value of laughing at a threat as a way of overcoming it, and questions whether humor might serve as a healing mechanism for deailng with memories of the Holocaust.

Topic: History, Culture, Shoah, Values, Holocaust

Name of Publication: CLAL on Culture Archive

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Genre: Brief

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Nelson, David. A Hamantaschen By Any Other Name: Purim and the Healing Power of Laughter. CLAL on Culture Archive. CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership. 2000: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=2087


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