If you are a Holocaust survivor with a grandchild and you seek to fulfill the awesome responsibility of perpetuating the memory of The Six Million, you face a great conflict and challenge. You cannot only discuss the Holocaust in the abstract but, rather, you need to share the … Continue Reading ››
By Betyna Bock
My Mother Tongue
My mother tongue lies dormant,
shipwrecked in dark childhood memories
like a water damaged diary
of a past traveller.
Once I spoke this language well,
a fluent pre-schooler,
tossing nouns and adjectives in the air
like a juggler.
Now with each word
stuck … Continue Reading ››
This paper describes the Educators program at the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust in New York City. This program reflects the unique emphasis of the Museum on the lived experience of eyewitnesses to the events of the Holocaust … Continue Reading ››
This article focuses on the interactions and feelings experienced between elementary level students and Holocaust survivors in school settings.
Adults who experience close intergenerational interaction are less prone to depression and have better physical health, as they feel more active … Continue Reading ››