Tag | Second Generation

Yom Hashoah Presentation on Sunday, April 23, 2017 in Teaneck, NJ

At the invitation of the Adult Education Committee of Congregation Rinat Yisrael, I will be giving a presentation (see https://www.rinat.org/event/dr.-irit-felsen-lecture.html) 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… READ MORE>>

Audio recording of my recent Claims Conference teleconference now available online

The audio recording of the  Claims Conference teleconference in which I spoke on Thursday March 30, 2017 about the relationships between siblings in Holocaust families is now available to anyone who wishes to listen. You can find the audio recording at https://recordings.join.me/xVKa00ewoki_5MIAO5hOOA. Irit Felsen

Teleconference on Thurs. March 30, 2017

Next week on Thursday March 30, between 1:00 pm -2:15 pm Eastern time, I will be presenting a talk entitled: “Adult Sibling Relationships In Holocaust Survivors Families“. This teleconference is part of a monthly teleconference series for professionals, mostly in North America, working with Holocaust survivors. The lecture is followed by a Q & A period. Registration for the teleconference is… READ MORE>>

Article in the Mishpacha Magazine about the Discussion Group for Children of Holocaust Survivors

Last month the magazine Mishpacha (http://www.mishpacha.com/) published a front cover article about the Discussion Group for Children of Survivors titled “Survivor Families: Our Parents, Ourselves, Our Changing Lives”, which I have been running once per month at the Boro Park Y in Brooklyn. The author of the article, Ahava Ehrenpreis, participated in one of the meetings and later spoke with… READ MORE>>

Summary of the Eighth Meeting of the Discussion Group for Children of Holocaust Survivors in Boro Park

Building on the topics presented over the course of the previous meetings of the Discussion Group for Children of Survivors, the last four meetings (the 7th through the 10th) are focused on the present implications of what we have learned from research about the second generation; how we can gain insights to improve relationships and well-being for the children of… READ MORE>>

REMINDER: TONIGHT Eighth Meeting of the Discussion Group for Children of Holocaust Survivors, Tues. Mar. 7/2017

On Tuesday, March 7, I will lead the next meeting of the Discussion Group for Children of Holocaust Survivors at the Boro Park Y. This meeting, which will begin at 7:00 pm, will be the eighth in the series of monthly meetings.                               Irit Felsen

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