Tag | MuseumofJewishHeritage

Inanimate Survivors: Sentimental Objects from Life Before and During the Holocaust

Presentation Date: 02/15/21
Location: Zoom

More info

“Hollow hands clasp ludicrous possessions because they are links in the chain of life. If it breaks, they are truly lost” (Dichter, 1964). Ernest Dichter, a psychologist considered to have… READ MORE>>

Last Friday in NYC: Antisemitism and Bigotry Here and Now

Last Friday, someone tied a confederate flag to the front door of the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust (see, for example, the news article at this link). This horrific act shocked me. It was the first time ever that I personally felt what it might have been like to see the antisemitic graffiti and… READ MORE>>

Reminder: TOMORROW (Now open to the public): Live Webinar on “Understanding the Impact of Trauma on Holocaust Survivors Facing the End of Life: Examining the Past to Improve Present Care”

I am pleased to report that tomorrow’s webinar (see below) has been opened to the public, rather than just mental health professionals. Indeed, over 570 people have already registered, which is great!  If you would like to register to attend, you can find instructions by clicking on the image below. Irit ————————————————————————————————————— My friend’s 90 plus year old mother was… READ MORE>>

Live Webinar on “Understanding the Impact of Trauma on Holocaust Survivors Facing the End of Life: Examining the Past to Improve Present Care”

Presentation Date: 09/09/20
Location: Zoom

More info

My friend’s 90 plus year old mother was receiving hospice care in one of the only facilities in Jerusalem offering inpatient care of this kind. I went there with her,… READ MORE>>

Videorecording of My Recent Dialogue with Author Elizabeth Rosner is Now Available

The videorecording of my August 4 conversation with author Elizabeth Rosner (see my previous blog post) is now available on Youtube. You can view the recording through the link provided by the Museum of Jewish Heritage, A living Memorial to the Holocaust at this link or by clicking on the image below. Irit Felsen

Reminder: TODAY: Trauma Studies, Creativity, and the Second Generation: A Live Conversation

On Tuesday August 4 at 2:00 pm EDT, you can listen and participate in a conversation between Author Elizabeth Rosner and myself, about being a child of Holocaust survivors and choosing to focus our life’s work on understanding intergenerational transmission. We will discuss the differences between clinical work and research about the intergenerational effects of the Holocaust in comparison to… READ MORE>>

Follow blog via email