How are memory’s weaknesses actually its strengths, and how can we embrace them?
As Pesach approaches, what actually happens when you remember?
New ways of meeting and keeping in contact with each other, such as social media, present us with a whole new set of information on which we can base our judgments of others.
If we want Judaism to “stick” for our students, we truly need to be intentional about how we do it.
Reflecting on the past is not the real purpose of memory. Instead, as Professor Steve Joordens says, memory is “any time when a past experience has an effect on current or future behavior.” In other words, memory is not about the past – memory is really about the present and the future.