Impact of Trauma From Generation to Generation
December 3|6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Through the Lens of the Holocaust: Trauma & Intergenerational Trauma
Free and Open to the Public
Explore the long-reaching reverberations of mass trauma influencing the individual survivor, spouses and children born years after trauma ends.
Presented by Dr. Irit Felsen, herself a child of Survivors. She studied in Israel, Germany and at Yale University. She is a member of the Yale Trauma Study Group, an adjunct professor at Columbia University and Yeshiva University, and the co-convener of the Trauma Working Group of the NGO Committee on Mental Health in the UN. She has published widely about survivors and about intergenerational transmission in the second generation.