Issue 9, Spring 2019

Holocaust Survivors As Participant Educators: Giving Space To Lived Experience Of Social Trauma in Collective Memory

By Irit Felsen, Ph.D. and Elizabeth Edelstein

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 ››

L’dor Vador: Holocaust Survivor Story Sharing Project

By Sara Zenlea, LCSW

This article focuses on the interactions and feelings experienced between elementary level students and Holocaust survivors in school settings.

Background

            Adults who experience close intergenerational interaction are less prone to depression and have better physical health, as they feel more active … Continue Reading ››