Jewish Memory between Exile and History

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Arts/Article reviewpeer-review


In his book Zakbor: Jewish History and Jewish Memory, Yosef Hayim Yerushalmi notes that the writing of Jewish history necessarily means the negation of what he describes as "traditional Jewish memory," namely the consciousness of those whom such a historiography is supposed to represent: "To the degree that this historiography is indeed 'modern' and demands to be taken seriously, it must at least functionally repudiate premises that were basic to all Jewish conceptions of history in the past
Original languageEnglish GB
Pages (from-to)530-543
Number of pages14
JournalThe Jewish Quarterly Review
Issue number4
StatePublished - 2007


  • Authors ; Bible ; Books ; Christian history ; Christianity ; Divine grace ; Exile ; Forum: Recalling "Zakhor": A Quarter-Century's Perspective ; Historiography ; History ; Influence ; Jewish culture ; Jewish history ; Jewish peoples ; Jews ; Judaic studies ; Judaism ; Memory ; Narrative history ; Negation ; Polemics ; Religious history ; Works ; Yerushalmi, Yosef Hayim


Dive into the research topics of 'Jewish Memory between Exile and History'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this