Tag | Second Generation

Tenth (and Final) Meeting of the Discussion Group for Children of Holocaust Survivors, Tues. July 25 at the Boro Park Y

On Tuesday July 25, I will host the tenth meeting of the Discussion Group for Children of Holocaust Survivors at the Boro Park Y in Brooklyn, NY. The series of meetings is entitled “Survivor Families: Our Parents, Ourselves, Our Changing Lives”. The meeting will begin at 7 pm.  More details are available below. This will be the final meeting in… READ MORE>>

Audiorecording of My April 23/17 Presentation at Rinat Yisrael Available Online

The audiorecording of my presentation on Apr. 23/17 at Rinat Yisrael, the flyer for which is shown below, is now available online on their WWW page. You can find the link to the audiorecording under my name on this WWW page .                 Irit Felsen

Suggested Reading List for the June 22 Lecture “Trauma Informed Care of Holocaust Survivors and Other Elderly Trauma Survivors: Dehumanization and Empathy” at the Museum for Jewish Heritage in NYC

On Thursday June 22, I presented a lecture in New York for community professionals and healthcare providers of the MJHS Hospice and Palliative Care. For those who requested relevant readings to complement the lecture, my suggested Reading List is available here. Irit Felsen  

Presentation at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem, July 4-5, 2017

At a workshop being held July 4-5 at Yad Vashem (http://www.yadvashem.org/) in Jerusalem, I will present a talk, together with Danny Brom, Ph.D., entitled “Child Survivors Communicating About Their Holocaust Experiences: The Early Post-War Years”. The event, made possible with generous support of the Gutwirth Family fund, will bring together an international group of Holocaust researchers to discuss a joint… READ MORE>>

Video Available Online of My Lecture at the Eighteenth Annual Fanya Gottesfeld Heller Conference

I am pleased to report that a video of my lecture “Defying Evil: Child and Adolescent Holocaust Survivors” at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, as part of the Eighteenth Annual Fanya Gottesfeld Heller Conference, is now available online. The lecture addressed the adaptation of young survivors to the inordinately traumatic experiences they endured during… READ MORE>>

Presenting at IARPP Conference in Sydney, Australia (May 25-28/2017)

On May 25-28, I will attend the conference of the International Association for Relational Psychoanalysis  (http://www.iarppsydney2017.com/) in Sydney, Australia. The conference aims to direct attention to topics which have not received sufficient attention in psychoanalytic writing. Within this frame of reference, I will present a talk about the effects of parental post-traumatic reactions and enactments in the emotional life of… READ MORE>>

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