Issue 3: Winter 2013 Authors

  • Dr. Yoram Barak

    BarakDr. Yoram Barak is an assistant professor of Psychiatry at the Sackler School of Medicine of Tel-Aviv University, and director of the Psychogeriatric Department at the Abarbanel Mental Health Center. Trained in medicine and psychiatry at the Sackler School of Medicine, he became an Israel Medical Scientific Council Specialist in Psychiatry in 1993, and was awarded … Continue Reading ››
  • Amy Clements-Cortés

    Amy Clements-CortesAmy Clements-Cortés, Ph.D., MusM, MTA, Mt-BC, FAMI is an academic advisor and instructor of music therapy at the University of Windsor, as well as a contracted academic staff member and clinical supervisor at Wilfrid Laurier University. She is also a senior music therapist at Baycrest Centre, Toronto, Canada. Dr. Clements-Cortés began her career as a music … Continue Reading ››
  • Dr. George Halasz

    Dr. George HalaszArticle: Reflections from Son of Saul to Son of Alice Beshert-It Was Meant to Be Trauma in a Residential Setting Manifestations of Generational Trauma Dr. Halasz is a child and adolescent psychiatrist, consultant and adjunct senior lecturer at the School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences at Monash University. He also … Continue Reading ››
  • Judith Hassan

    Judith HassanJudith Hassan was awarded a Bachelors of Science in Human Relations (Joint Honours in Psychology and Sociology), followed by a postgraduate qualification at London University in Social Work (Distinction). Ms. Hassan has worked for 43 years at Jewish Care in England. Her role as director of services for Holocaust Survivors and Refugees there included ongoing direct … Continue Reading ››
  • Bea Hollander-Goldfein

    Hollander photoSince 1991, Bea Hollander-Goldfein has been the director of the Transcending Trauma Project, a comprehensive research project investigating coping and adaptation after extreme trauma at the Council for Relationships (CFR). CFR, the Division of Couple and Family Studies in the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, part of the Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, is a non-profit … Continue Reading ››
  • Nechama Horwitz

    HorowitzNechama Horwitz works remotely from Jerusalem as a research assistant for the Transcending Trauma Project. She has a BA from Brandeis University in Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies and Politics, and an MA from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Political Science where she received the Dean’s Fellowship and the Rector’s Award in 2010. She also … Continue Reading ››
  • Nancy Isserman Ph.D.

    Nancy IssermanNancy Isserman Ph.D. is a senior research Fellow at the Council for Relationships. Since 1993, Dr. Isserman has been the co-director of the Transcending Trauma Project, a qualitative research project consisting of in-depth interviews of almost 300 Holocaust survivors and three generation family members on resilience and coping before, during and after World War II. She … Continue Reading ››
  • Magalí Kaplan

    magali kaplanMagalí Kaplan is a projects manager at Jewish Care in Victoria, Australia, responsible for the administration and distribution of Claims Conference funds to Victorian Holocaust Survivors, as well as the distribution of emergency aid supports to Holocaust Survivors. In addition, Magalí has worked on a number of research projects and publications, including a report on caring … 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 ››
  • Rod Myer

    Rod MyerRod Myer is a writer based in Melbourne, Australia. He has spent 25 years working as a business journalist in print and online and has written and published two biographies of Australian business figures and a book of his own poems. He has worked in politics as a speech writer and researcher as well. Finally, Mr. … Continue Reading ››
  • Rochelle Saidel

    Dr. Rochelle G. SaidelDr. Rochelle G. Saidel is the founder and executive director of Remember the Women Institute, a non-profit organization based in New York City that carries out and encourages research and cultural projects that integrate women into history. Her own focus is on women during the Holocaust. She is co-editor of “Sexual Violence against Jewish Women … Continue Reading ››



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