Norman G. Finkelstein
TWENTY YEARS AGO TODAY
October 19, 2015
In Blog News
Twenty years ago today (October 19, 1995), my Mother died.
She figured she would be forgotten (she once told me no one would show up at her funeral), but it won’t happen so long as I am still alive.
To mark the occasion, I am posting a little memoir I wrote 12 years ago.
She loved classical music, but I am posting here two pop songs that touched her.
I explain why in the memoir.
My Mother didn’t always act on her words, but neither she nor my father ever uttered a single word critical of the people of Palestine. Both my parents understood war and suffering, and they always sided with the victims.