By Robert Krell M.D.
July 27, 2016
I am a child Holocaust survivor and must, therefore, begin with my own origins, including my struggle to develop what can only be described as a rudimentary connection to Judaism.
Having been born in 1940 in German-occupied Holland, and already in hiding by mid-1942, I entered the … Continue Reading ››
Goodnight, Irene… Welcome Home!
Transforming Relational Trauma in a Residential Setting
By George Halasz, Magalí Kaplan, Rod Myer
“And so I learnt that the poet is a pulse in the rhythmic flow of generations.”
– Octavio Paz, In Search of the Present (1990 Nobel Lecture, p. 22, San Diego Harvest)
It is often said by … Continue Reading ››
Aging of Child Holocaust Survivors
By Yoram Barak, MD, MHA
Numerous studies focus on the influence of Holocaust experiences on child survivors more than 60 years after the Holocaust. Our own treatment and research group investigated issues as diverse as development of dementia, suicide and psychiatric services used by survivors (Ohanna, Golander, & Barak, … Continue Reading ››
The Resiliency of the Survivor: Views of a Child Holocaust Survivor/Psychiatrist
A presentation given at the Pike Conference on “The Holocaust and Its Legacy: Resiliency, Fragility and Restitution of Survivors,” Sunday October 23, 2011 at Hillel House, Boston University.
By Dr. Robert Krell
May 5, 1945 is indelibly etched into my … Continue Reading ››