Public Life, Public Confession and Yom Kippur
Author(s): Bradley Hirschfield
Series: CLAL Community and Society Archive
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Ritual; Israeli-Palestinian Conflict; Communal Memory
The author applauds Israeli efforts to revise official history to include examples of Jewish mistakes and negative actions. He calls for the establishment of a collective "Yom Kippur" to address the sins and shortcomings not only of individual private lives, but of public life as well.