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New Digital Exhibit on Yizkor Books

Date: 06/12/2013
"Of Place and Memory: The Yizkor Book as a Window into a World Destroyed" is the digital edition of the Portland State University Library's 2011 exhibit featuring selections from its Yizkor collection. Curated by Judaic Studies Professor Natan Meir, "Of Place and Memory" explores the Yizkor or memorial book, a literary genre dedicated to remembering and memorializing Jewish communities destroyed in the Holocaust. The University Library's Special Collections is the steward of 136 original Yizkor books, the largest collection of its kind in the Pacific Northwest.  

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