Archive: August 2006

Remarks by Shari Ferber Kaufman

Posted on August 28, 2006

Presented by Shari Ferber Kaufman You have come together as survivors from all over the world, who feel more like family than friends who have been with you for years.  You have found here a haven, a place where you can feel safe to share raw emotions and allow yourself to go back and feel Continue Reading »

Child Survivors and Children of Survivors: A 30 Year International Perspective

Posted on August 27, 2006

Presented by Helen Epstein. The terms «hidden child» and «children of survivors» have, I think, served their function and  become increasingly become inappropriate for the group assembled here.  We are, most of us, between 40 and 70, parents and sometimes grandparents –- not children. We are a far more homgenous and empowered group than our Continue Reading »

Child Survivors and Children of Survivors of the Holocaust in Russia: Social Context and Literature

Posted on August 27, 2006

Child Survivors and Children of Survivors of the Holocaust in Russia: Social Context and Literature Svetlana Shklarov, MD, RSW Interdisciplinary Graduate Studies, University of Calgary Paper Presented at the 18th Annual International Conference of Holocaust Child Survivors, Second Generation and Families in Detroit, MI, on August 27, 2006   Just like a river, I was Continue Reading »

Where Are We Sixty-One Years Later

Posted on August 26, 2006

Presented by Eva Fogelman As the older survivors are dying, we, the child survivor generation, the second, third and fourth generations are responsible for giving them waning years and burial with dignity.  The resilience of the survivor generation is diminished with the aging process and we who are witness to that have the responsibility to Continue Reading »

The Madness of our Contemporary World

Posted on August 26, 2006

Presentation by Michael Berenbaum. There is an old Hasidic story about a town whose drinking water was poisoned. Anyone who drank the water went mad. The town came to its Rebbe and asked him: “what are we to do? If we do not drink the water we die; yet, if we drink the water we Continue Reading »

A Prayer For The Children

Posted on August 26, 2006

Presented by Rabbi Arnie Sleutelberg A Prayer for the Children   We know and pray for children who put chocolate fingers on everything, sneak popsicles before supper, who love to be tickeled, who stomp in puddles and ruin their new pants, who can never find their shoes.   And we remember and pray for the Continue Reading »

How are we doing? An overview from the Second Generation

Posted on August 26, 2006

Plenary Session Child Survivor Conference August 26, 2006 Detroit, Michigan Charles Silow, PhD My name is Charley Silow and I am a child of survivors. First of all I want to say that I feel honored to address you all this afternoon. I would like to add my comments to our esteemed panelists regarding how Continue Reading »

Interview With Rabbi Michael Shudrich, Chief Rabbi of Poland

Posted on August 7, 2006

THE CHIEF RABBI’S VIEW ON JEWS AND POLAND  An interview with Rabbi Michael Schudrich August 7, 2006   At least 20,000 Jews live in Poland. The two leading organizations, the Union of Jewish Communities, and the Association of Cultural and Social Association of Jews have each ABOUT 2,000 members. The subject of Jews and Poland Continue Reading »

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