Jacket from Dachau

The Jacket from Dachau

The Jacket from Dachau:One Survivor’s Search for Justice, Identity, and Home In July of 2015, The Harriet & Kenneth Kupferberg Holocaust Center (KHC) was contacted by a vintage clothing dealer about a recent acquisition of …

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What Hate Can do

“Researchers Remember” Book Talk

For descendants of Holocaust survivors who became researchers and scholars, whether they devoted their professional lives to the Holocaust or to other topics, the Holocaust often accompanies their professional lives like a shadow. The new …

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“The Flat” Screening and Discussion

After the death of his grandmother Gerda, director Arnon Goldfinger was responsible for emptying out the Tel Aviv apartment where she lived for seventy years since she and her husband fled Nazi Germany in the 1930s. Goldfinger …

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20th Annual Holocaust Teacher Institute | University of Miami

Other Voices: Daughters of the Holocaust

The University of Miami School of Education & Human Development and The Leslie and Susan Gonda (Goldschmied) Foundation together with The Miami-Dade County Public Schools, Division of Academics, Department of Social Sciences presented the 20th …

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Attendees from the US and Guatemala at multi-generational candle-lighting ceremony in memory of the SixMillion Martyrs. Jerusalem, 2017. Courtesy of the World Federation of Jewish Child survivors of the Holocaust and Descendants

Third Generation of Jewish Holocaust Survivors

“Why are Holocaust survivors obsessed with future generations remembering? Why do they command us all to Zachor, to remember? What is it they want us to remember?” That is the challenge every post-Holocaust generation will …

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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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Getty Images / Kevin Winter. Courtesy of Politico.

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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