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Third Generation Descendents of Holocaust Survivors and the Future of Remembering

"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 continue to face, just as all Jews at the Passover Seder are asked to think of themselves as slaves  Read More 

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Fogelman, E. (2008). Psychological Dynamics in the Lives of the Third Generation of Holocaust Survivors. The Hidden Child, Vol. XVI, 10-12.

Published in The Hidden Child Vol. XVI (2008), a publication by the Hidden Child Foundation/​ADL. The big question Holocaust survivors want to know is, “will the Third-Generation continue to tell of the destruction of European Jewry, or will the story die with us the survivors? “ It took two generations -- forty years -- for  Read More 
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Second and Third Generation Confront Aging Holocaust Survivors

Three old Holocaust survivors are sitting around playing cards, chatting about various things. Dave says, “You know, I’m getting really forgetful. This morning, I was standing at the top of the stairs, and I couldn’t remember whether I had just come up or was about to go down.” Sarah says, “You think  Read More 
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