Tag | Holocaust

Screening of Documentary “Afterward” in NYC

I heard about a documentary that might be of interest.  I have seen only the trailer, but I will attend the screening of the documentary, “Afterward” by Ofra Bloch, on Friday January 10, 2020. More information about the film can be found by clicking the image below. Ofra Bloch is Jeruslem-born, and she lives and works as a social worker… READ MORE>>

Presentation at the Annual Gathering of the Speakers Bureau, Museum of Jewish Heritage in NYC

Presentation Date: 11/25/19
Location: Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, Edmond J. Safra Plaza, 36 Battery Place, NY, NY 10280

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On Monday 11/25/19 I will have the honor and pleasure of again meeting with the members of the Speakers Bureau at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in Battery Park. It… READ MORE>>

Next (and Final) Meeting of the 2GNYC Discussion Group: “Growing up in the Shadow of the Holocaust”

Presentation Date: 11/17/19
Location: Bronfman Center for Jewish Student Life at New York University, located at 7 East 10th Street, New York, NY 10003

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The next, and final, meeting of the group will take place TOMORROW, Sunday November 17th from 2-4pm at the NYU Bronfman Center, 7 East 10th Street in NYC. Tomorrow’s meeting… READ MORE>>

My Post in Remembrance of Kristallnacht

A post I wrote on the occasion of the recent anniversary of Kristallnacht appeared on the blog of Yeshiva University, and can be found by clicking on the image below. Irit Felsen

Next Meeting of the 2GNYC Discussion Group: “Growing up in the Shadow of the Holocaust”

Presentation Date: 10/27/19
Location: Bronfman Center for Jewish Student Life at New York University, located at 7 East 10th Street, New York, NY 10003

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The next meeting of the group will take place TOMORROW, Sunday October 27th from 2-4pm at the NYU Bronfman Center, 7 East 10th Street in NYC. I am deeply moved… READ MORE>>

Increased Empathy and Helping Behavior Toward the Mother in Daughters of Holocaust Survivors

A new study by Sarit Alkalay, Abraham Sagi-Schwartz and Hadas Wiseman from Israel, published in the journal “Traumatology” this past July, reports interesting findings regarding daughters of (child) Holocaust survivors. The study showed that greater factual knowledge about the mother’s Holocaust experiences was associated with elevated internal feelings of empathy towards her, and also with external empathic responses toward the… READ MORE>>

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