Issue 4: Spring 2014 Authors

  • Michelle Fishman

    Born in Toronto, Canada and a grandchild of four Holocaust survivor grandparents, Ms. Fishman always had a unique fascination with the Holocaust.   She obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Social Anthropology from Dalhousie University in 2010 and her Masters of Arts in History, specializing in Holocaust and Genocide Studies from the University of … Continue Reading ››
  • Robert Krell

    Articles: CONFERENCE PRESENTATION: SURVIVOR RESILIENCE | A MEASURE OF FAITH:  CHILD HOLOCAUST | SURVIVORS AND THEIR SPIRITUAL DILEMMA | PREPARING FOR THE CARE OF THE AGING CHILD SURVIVOR OF THE HOLOCAUST Robert Krell M.D., F.R.C.P.(C) Professor Emeritus, Department of Psychiatry, The University of British Columbia Distinguished Life Fellow, American Psychiatric Association Dr. Krell was born in The Hague, Holland on August 5th, … Continue Reading ››
  • Moshe Nizri

    Moshe Nizri, M.A., Social Worker, Haifa Treatment Center for Substance Abuse, and University of Haifa, School of Social Work.

  • Naomi Shacham

    Israeli-born of an Israeli war veteran (Independence War in 1948)and a Polish Holocaust survivor, Mrs. Shacham spent a part of her childhood in Berkeley, California.  After serving in the Israeli army, she went on to study for her B.A. in Sociology and Jewish Philosophy at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. In 1985, she received … Continue Reading ››

  • Eli Somer

    Eli Somer, Ph.D. completed his doctorate at the University of Florida in 1984.  He is a second-generation survivor of the Holocaust, an Israeli war veteran and peace activist. He is the former president of the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISSTD), and of the European Society for Trauma and DissociationContinue Reading ››

  • Paul Valent     

    Paul Valent is a child survivor of the Holocaust and founder of the Child Survivors of the Holocaust Group in Melbourne, Australia. His professional background is psychiatry, psychotherapy, and traumatology. He co-founded and is past president of the Australasian Society for Traumatic Stress Studies. His books and many papers, with a special section … Continue Reading ››

  • Toby Weiss

    Toby Weiss is the Director of Cultural Sensitivity and Jewish Programming for MJHS Hospice and Palliative Care.  She manages grant-funded programs charged with improving access to palliative care for Jewish communities, and with educating clinicians and caregivers about the special needs of Holocaust survivors when facing advanced and serious illness. In addition to her … Continue Reading ››

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