Don’t miss the upcoming Florida Retreat
for Daughters of Holocaust Survivors!
In this 2-day workshop, you’ll learn how to use a variety of healing modalities to release and heal from transmitted trauma–and stop the cycle of transmission.
November 5, 2018 1:15PM – 2:45PM
Toronto, Ontario, Canada — Toronto Convention Center
Intergenerational Trauma Panel
In one of the key panels during the week-long Parliament of World Religions, Emily joined Jenny Kay Dupuis, Eloge Butera, and Robert Jan Van Pelt for a lively and informative discussion of the similarities and differences between the trauma transmitted from the Holocaust, the Rwandan genocide, and the forced relocation of the indigenous population of Canada.
November 4, 2018 7:00PM – 9:00PM
Toronto, Ontario, Canada — Congregation Beth Tikvah
A Common Thread: Four Generations of Holocaust Survivors Speak Out
As part of Toronto’s famed Holocaust Education Week, Emily moderated her signature multi-generational panel about the continuing psychological and physical effects of the Holocaust. Panelists included Andre Stein (Holocaust survivor), Michael Wagner (2G), Varda Springer-Kline (2G), and Carly Lerner (3G). The panelists discussed their shared and divergent experiences, transmitted trauma, inherited resilience, and the responsibilities of their direct connection to the Holocaust in front of an audience of 300 attendees.
October 16, 2018
New York City — The 92nd Street Y
From Generation to Generation: Four Generations of Holocaust Survivors Speak Out
Second-generation (2G) Holocaust survivor, Emily Wanderer Cohen, curated the first-of-its-kind multi-generational panel discussing the continuing psychological and physical effects of the Holocaust. In a standing-room-only crowd at the 92nd Street Y, Emily, Jacques Straus (Holocaust survivor), Jenna Pfeffer (3G), and Elliott Saiontz (4G) talked about their shared and divergent experiences, transmitted trauma and inherited resilience, and the responsibilities of their direct connection to the Holocaust. Dr. Eva Fogelman, internationally renowned psychologist on historical traumas, moderated the panel.