Saturday, 8 October 2016

A call for artefacts for the Museum of Modern Jewish Life

Inspired by a visit to the Jewish Museum in Berlin this summer, here's my offering to mark Yom Kippur this year which begins on Tuesday evening 11 October.

Here's an extract.

So this Yom Kippur I ask for funds to acquire
The artefacts of our Jewish today
The large and the small
The highly significant
And the more mundane
This is an exciting project
But we need your help
The Steering Committee
On your behalf
Has compiled a shopping list of items
We feel
Will be necessary
To record
And reflectively
Our present
Modern Jewish experience

Read the full post at Writing from the Edge @Patheos