January 20, 2005
The Territories of Memory: Sefarad and Ashkenaz as Sites of Flourishing, Destruction, and Identity
By Liliana Ruth Feierstein
You will not find the outlines of Ashkenaz and Sefarad drawn on any map of Europe. And nevertheless, these lands have an existence that is determined by other geographic, historical, and political borders. They are, to apply a term of Michel Foucault’s (1984) to them, heterotopias...