But once he returned to Israel, Friedlander concluded that his future lay in the field of historical research. Connect with us. Sort order. Jim rated it really liked it Jan 15, 2017. A reread for Yom HaShoah.
He was constantly questioning, and his questions led him to the man he eventually became. Fame Shark.Prof Saul Friedlander - The Dan David Prize Laureate
The birth of Israel prompted his discovery of his Jewish past and his true identity. He was constantly in a state of assimilation. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Trivia About When Memory Comes. Details if other: Some of the German historians Friedlander met with regretted the loss of the lives they had led under Hitler, and criticized the dominance of the practical, data-driven approach to their field introduced by their American and Israeli colleagues.
It is a small classic of Holocaust literature. Great Jewish Lit Timeline.
Richard Jupa rated it it was amazing Dec 16, 2016. For instanc The Holocaust rippled through Friedlander's life, as he was moved from place to place during the time period beginning at age 7 , including being raised in a Catholic boarding school. No trivia or quizzes yet. In truth, he says, he writes as he now does, more simply, more directly, simply because he is old.
He eventually envelopes Judaism, yet bits of Catholicism were still imbedded within him. Community Reviews. After a whole-hearted religious conversion, young Pav.