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Videorecording Available of Recent Yom Hashoah Program in Hebrew for 2G and 3G Across the Globe

The challenges of the recent two years due to the Covid-19 pandemic have had a silver lining in the sense that we discovered a greater comfort in using online ways to connect with each other. The virtual technology allows us to connect with groups across the globe, who have something in common. This past Yom Ha’Shoa, I had the honor… READ MORE>>

REMINDER TOMORROW (April 28): Yom Hashoah Program in Hebrew for 2G and 3G Across the Globe

Presentation Date: 04/28/22
Location: Zoom

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Dear 2G and 3G friends! “Amcha” Tel-Aviv is offering a free virtual program on Zoom for Hebrew speaking 2G and 3G from across the globe, to come together to honor… READ MORE>>

REGISTRATION FULL for Today’s Virtual Gathering for Child Survivors of the Holocaust

Presentation Date: 04/24/22
Location: Zoom

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I am afraid registration is full and had to be cut off the today’s meeting.  I will post advance notice of the future meetings once they are scheduled. Irit  … READ MORE>>

A New Regular Monthly Virtual Gathering for Child Survivors of the Holocaust (starting TOMORROW!)

Presentation Date: 04/24/22
Location: Zoom

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As Yom Ha’Shoa approaches, it is more urgent than ever to get together with others with whom we can share our deep and painful legacy. I am grateful to be… READ MORE>>

A Conversation with Dr. Robert Krell: Hidden Child Survivor, Psychiatrist, Holocaust Educator and Recipient of the Order of Canada

I am happy to announce that the videorecording of my conversation with Dr. Robert Krell is now available. This conversation introduced the recent three-part series of meetings for and with hidden child survivors of the Holocaust (see my previous announcement of this recent series at this link). You can listen to the conversation between Dr. Krell and myself by clicking… READ MORE>>

Yom Hashoah Program in Hebrew for 2G and 3G Across the Globe

Presentation Date: 04/28/22
Location: Zoom

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Dear 2G and 3G friends! “Amcha” Tel-Aviv is offering a free virtual program on Zoom for Hebrew speaking 2G and 3G from across the globe, to come together to honor… READ MORE>>

REMINDER: TODAY: “Drawing on the Past to Meet the Crises of Our Present”

This Sunday (April 10) at 1 PM Eastern time, the World Federation Of Jewish Child Survivors and Descendants will be hosting a virtual program.  Helen Epstein will be speaking on “Drawing on the past to meet the crises of our present”.  She will talk about how her parents’ experiences during the Holocaust were role models for her as she faced… READ MORE>>

Sunday April 10: “Drawing on the Past to Meet the Crises of Our Present”

Presentation Date: 04/10/22
Location: Zoom

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This Sunday (April 10) at 1 PM Eastern time, the World Federation Of Jewish Child Survivors and Descendants will be hosting a virtual program.  Helen Epstein will be speaking on… READ MORE>>

Videorecording Available of My “Traumatic Memories and Treasured Legacies” Lecture

I am pleased to announce that the videorecording of my lecture “Traumatic Memories and Treasured Legacies: Shaping the Message of the Holocaust for Future Generations” is now available. The lecture was given in the context of the 6th annual conference of Project Witness, “Upstanders and Bystanders”, held on February 20-21, 2022. The recording is available on the Project Witness website… READ MORE>>

CORRECTION: Third Session of Three-Part Program For and About the Hidden Child Survivors of the Holocaust

Presentation Date: 03/20/22
Location: Zoom

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Apologies, the post copied below stated that the session tomorrow starts at 2 pm EDT, but it actually starts at 1 pm EDT. Irit We will hold on Sunday March… READ MORE>>

Third Session of Three-Part Program For and About the Hidden Child Survivors of the Holocaust

Presentation Date: 03/20/22
Location: Zoom

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We will hold on Sunday March 20 at 2 pm EDT the third session of the ongoing three-part program honoring the hidden child survivors of the Holocaust. As for the… READ MORE>>

Second Session of Three-Part Program For and About the Hidden Child Survivors of the Holocaust

Presentation Date: 03/13/22
Location: Zoom

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After a very moving and powerful first session held on March 6, we will hold tomorrow (Sunday March 13) at 1 pm EST the second session of the ongoing three-part… READ MORE>>

Three-Part Program For and About the Hidden Child Survivors of the Holocaust

Presentation Date: 03/06/22
Location: Zoom

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Working with the Museum of Jewish Heritage, I will be hosting a three-part program honoring the hidden child survivors of the Holocaust. Child survivors are a unique group within the… READ MORE>>

REMINDER: This Thursday: Meeting of the Trauma Working Group in the NGO on Mental Health at the United Nations

Knowing and Not Knowing About the Climate Crisis: Through the Lens of Trauma and Dissociation Massive traumatic experiences often render our emotional and cognitive capacities ineffective and make it difficult to make sense of what is happening to us. My late friend Dr. Dori Laub described in his seminal paper, “Knowing and Not Knowing Massive Psychic Trauma” (1993), the various… READ MORE>>

My Presentation at Project Witness Teacher’s Conference Next Week, February 20-21

Presentation Date: 02/21/22
Location: Zoom

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As in previous years, I will be presenting a talk at the annual teacher’s conference organized by Project Witness, a nonprofit Holocaust resource center that offers Holocaust education for schools,… READ MORE>>