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Miriam Bravermann, (Mama) a Holocaust survivor living in 1990’s Jerusalem believes the Nazis have stolen the mezuzah off her door post. Her adult son Avshalom is concerned that she’s beginning to lose her grip on reality and wants her to move in with him and his family. Mama has taken on the near holy responsibility of remembering, and refuses to accept that she may actually be forgetting.
One-act Play, Holocaust, awakened memories, adult children with aging mother, memory and forgetting, Jerusalem, antisemitism, Effects of trauma, Arab/Jewish relations
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