Tag | Second Generation

Photos and Information about the Recent Caregiver Conference at JFS Central NJ- in their May/June Newsletter

The recent Newsletter for Caregivers of Holocaust Survivors published by the Jewish Family Service of Central NJ just came out, in print and online, describing the recent JFSCNJ Caregiver Conference in which I gave the keynote presentation, addressing the long-standing effects of massive trauma on survivors, and highlighting the importance of sensitivity to particular aspects in the non-verbal and verbal… READ MORE>>

Summary of the Ninth Meeting of the Discussion Group for Children of Holocaust Survivors: Intimacy In Couples

The purpose of the entire lecture series “Our Parents, Ourselves, Our Changing Lives” has been two-fold, to increase understanding of Holocaust survivor parents, and of ourselves, and in particular, to enhance the present and future resilience and quality of life of the second generation. The previous sessions illuminated particular relational vulnerabilities common among the second generation, such as a tendency… READ MORE>>

REMINDER FOR TOMORROW: Ninth Meeting of the Discussion Group for Children of Holocaust Survivors, Tues. May 2 at the Boro Park Y

Tomorrow evening I will host the ninth meeting of the Discussion Group for Children of Holocaust Survivors at the Boro Park Y. The meeting will be Tuesday May 2, beginning at 7 pm.  More details are available below. Couple relationships are our most important support system throughout life and especially in midlife and in the later years, after adult children… READ MORE>>

Ninth Meeting of the Discussion Group for Children of Holocaust Survivors, Tues. May 2 at the Boro Park Y

Next Tuesday, I will host the ninth meeting of the Discussion Group for Children of Holocaust Survivors at the Boro Park Y. The meeting will be Tuesday May 2, beginning at 7 pm.  More details are available below. Couple relationships are our most important support system throughout life and especially in midlife and in the later years, after adult children… READ MORE>>

Article in Jewish Standard about tomorrow’s Yom Hashoah presentation (Sun. Apr. 23) at Congregation Rinat Yisrael in Teaneck

An article has been written in the Jewish Standard about my Yom Hashoah presentation at Congregation Rinat Yisrael in Teaneck tomorrow (Sun. Apr. 23). The article can be found online at http://jewishstandard.timesofisrael.com/living-in-a-dual-reality/. Irit Felsen

REMINDER: Yom Hashoah Presentation on Sun. Apr. 23 at Congregation Rinat Yisrael in Teaneck, NJ

At the invitation of the Adult Education Committee of Congregation Rinat Yisrael, I will be giving a presentation in commemoration of Yom Hashoah. My presentation will begin at 8 pm on Sunday April 23 and will be entitled: “The Effects of the Holocaust on the Children of Survivors: A Tale of Courage”  The presentation will be at Congregation Rinat Yisrael,… READ MORE>>

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