Havdallah at the Reichstag

By Bradley Hirschfield

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

The author recounts a celebration of Havdallah (a ceremony marking the separation between the Sabbath and the rest of the week) held in a rooftop restaurant at the Reichstag, the seat of the German government. He reflects on the significance of separation and togetherness in light of recent German and Jewish history.

Topic: History, Continuity, Ritual, Community Relations, Jewish Continuity

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Genre: Brief

Coverage: Germany

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Hirschfield, Bradley. Havdallah at the Reichstag. CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership. November 2000: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=848


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