TAPESTRIES: 24 series > Shoah (I-III)
– The shive-bird’s list
According to the Tradition, birds carry our prayers to God. I think of these songs of the Shoah (especially the ones by or about children) as prayers of remembrance for the shive-foygl, the bird of mourning, to bring on her flight.
– The unbearable weight of the last butterfly
The titles are phrases from poetry and songs expressing how the Jewish view of God, history, hope, and purpose got challenged.
– The unthinkable – and in spite of it