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He sold his soul to survive Auschwitz.

Now he’s taking it back!

A Damaged Mirror is an exploration of the boundaries between right and wrong, choices and choicelessness, and the consequences of crossing those boundaries. It challenges notions of black and white, and calls into question the sovereignty of death itself.

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Rabbi Nathan Lopes Cardozo’s Foreword to A Damaged Mirror

Rabbi Nathan Lopes Cardozo speculates on the implications of resurgent memory in our day. Could it be that we are witnessing the revival of the dead without even recognizing it?

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A Damaged Mirror: A story of memory and redemption

A Story of Memory and Redemption

He can’t speak of what he was forced to do to survive the horrors of Birkenau. She is haunted by a memory of something she could not have lived. Together, they must unlock the gates of memory and face unspeakable horror, to find the hope that lies beyond despair.

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A Damaged Mirror: Reader’s guide

How do we come to terms with the past? What is responsibility? What choice do we have when all choices are taken from us? How can we accept the unacceptable, and still be who we were? Even if others are willing to forgive, how can we forgive yourselves? How can we know we are truly forgiven?

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A Damaged Mirror Blog

Reflections on Jewish life and the vagaries of being human in an unpredictable world. Here we explore Jewish culture and history, Torah and textual studies, poetry, and assorted flights of fancy.

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