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Bdil, Bracha: Yzkerem 

 

 

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    The composition "Yizkerem" is for an A-cappella Choir (SATB) and deals with the tragedy of the Holocaust for the Jewish nation.
    This composition is dedicated to Prof. Alexander Tamir (Wolkowyski), a Holocaust survivor who, as an 11 year old boy in the Vilna ghetto, composed the song about the massacre of "Ponar", which became one of the symbols of the Holocaust.

    I will not forget the chilling story he told me about the murder of his father in the concentration camp in Estonia - Noah Wolkowyski (the author of the first stanza of the poem "Ponar") - when the truck that took his father, the doctor, and other Jews with important jobs to be shot by the Nazis returned to the camp. On the side of the empty truck was an inscription written with a finger dipped in blood: "They are killing us, Take revenge!"

    There are mortal sins that are not forgiven, and even in the holy texts can be found legitimacy for the act of revenge that doesn't bear the inconceivable human tragedy. Despite this, the purpose of the work is not only to express feelings and to sanctify the memory of those who perished, but mainly for the sake of remembering, so that there will never again occur tragedies like this and we will live in a world that raises the banner of peace and brotherhood of nations. Is this to be a vision only?
    "May Our Lord Remember", in Hebrew: "Yizkerem".

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