Screen capture. Breaking the Silence.

Helping Holocaust Survivor’s Children

When the film I co-produced and wrote, Breaking the Silence: The Generation After the Holocaust, was first broadcast on PBS in 1984, Michael Hinds wrote about the work I have done raising awareness for and …

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Marion Pritchard, Holocaust hero

Under conditions of terror, most people are passive bystanders. Some become persecutors, while few jeopardize their lives to save the victims. Marion Pritchard, who died in December 2016 at the age of 96, risked her …

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Dr. Robert J. Lifton. Courtesy Democracy Now!

Appreciating Robert Jay Lifton

Letters to the Editor of Clio’s Psyche. Dear Editor, In 1976, along with a social worker, I started co-leading awareness groups for children of Holocaust survivors at Boston University. We were young mental-health professionals in …

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Children of the Warsaw Ghetto. Stanford University.

The Rescuer Self

Rescue of Jews under the Nazis was, in psychological parlance, a “rare behavior.” From a population of 700 million in Germany and the allied occupied countries, the thousands who risked their lives to save Jews …

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About Dr. Fogelman

I am a licensed psychologist, author and filmmaker. I am also a pioneer in developing groups for generations of the Holocaust. I co-founded and co-directed the first training program for clinicians to study Psychotherapy with …

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Eva Fogelman in conversation with Gaby Glassman on ‘Descendants of the Holocaust 75 years after the liberation’

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