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Hidden by the Holocaust as young children…

Hidden by the Holocaust as young children, they escaped the Nazis by disappearing into attics and basements. Now, these last survivors are coming forward to reclaim a childhood lost. “These individuals had to grow up overnight,” she says. “Many of…

Altruism Can Be Learned

Learned altruistic behavior, seeing all people as equals, gave the rescuers the ability to transcend the propaganda against the Jews and to see them as human beings just like themselves. Eva Fogelman Most Germans during the Nazi era weren’t executioners….

Who is considered a Holocaust survivor?

My parents were both Polish Jews and survived the Holocaust through twists of fate that saved them from the horrors of the Nazi death camps. My father escaped from a ghetto in Belarus to the untamed forest, where he joined…

Eva Fogelman on the Charney Report

Katharina von Munster, Eva Fogelman, David Scott Paul | Charney Report. 20 Jan 2016. YouTube. This episode features a discussion on psychology as it relates to Holocaust survivors and their families with guests Katharina von Munster, Communications Director of Action…

The pandemic has been emblematic of the human experience

The pandemic has been emblematic of the human experience. Some people are thriving, others are confronting stresses, and some are completely traumatized. One’s circumstances, of course, can either impede or enhance, the emotional state and capacity to cope. Like everyone…

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 empowering the voices of the…

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