A Hamantaschen By Any Other Name: Purim and the Healing Power of Laughter
Author(s): David Nelson
Series: CLAL on Culture Archive
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Holocaust; History; Culture; Values
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.