Today, young people do not know what Kaddish
is, what is the Amidah prayer, and a whole host of other basic things.
He tells us about getting recognized in shul (he started going to synagogue twice a day to say kaddish
after his mother died), what it's like to tackle something as intimate as faith while working in Hollywood, and the time he had to shoot a movie on Yom Kippur, even though five of the actors in the film were Jewish.
Lempel says Kaddish
for the departed, either overtly in the course of relaying memories, or in fictionalized accounts of lives taken.
The daughter recounts her father's struggle with the refusal to say the Kaddish
for his own father, an impossible act of mourning mirrored by the Kaddish
that could not be recited for the fifty-one members of her family lost in the Holocaust.
He examines Talmudic perspectives on grief, burial, and the afterlife, shows how Jewish approaches to death changed during the Middle Ages with thinkers like Maimonides and in the mystical writings of the Zohar, and delves into such matters as the origins of the custom of reciting Kaddish
for the deceased and beliefs about encountering the dead in visions and dreams.
Later on, he made a point of not saying kaddish
Desde luego Sin destino, la primera de sus novelas (publicada en 1975 y que tardo 12 anos en escribir), y Kaddish
por el hijo no nacido (1990), que lei de un tiron, en la excelente traduccion al espanol de Adan Kovacsics (Acantilado, 2002, justamente el ano en el que le fue concedido el Premio Nobel de Literatura).
Alicia tours internationally with her band, Girls in Trouble, an indie-folk song cycle about the complicated lives of Biblical women, and with her one-woman chamber-rock opera about the intersection of spirituality and finance, A Kaddish
for Bernie Madoff.
Another Hebrew melody Kaddish
by Ravel is an inspired choice - colourful, idiomatic and never mere pastiche.
Ginsberg was once a tenant of 170 East 2nd Street and wrote one of his most noted works, Kaddish
, while living there.
But for his debut stint behind the S camera Jesse Armstrong has decided to draw on his upbringing on the English/Welsh border to create No Kaddish
(Israel) by Lev Kogan is a reverent piece in a traditional style.