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Walt Whitman Student Reflects on Preserving the Memories of Holocaust Survivors

Posted on May 8, 2019

As Holocaust survivors dwindle, who will be left to tell their stories? For survivors and their descendants, their experiences contain invaluable lessons they’re trying to preserve. With insight into profound hatred, suffering and strength, survivors want to pass these lessons onto future generations—before the survivors are all gone.  Continue to read the article…

For Love of Life, Traditions and Latkes

Posted on December 23, 2016

December 2016 was a busy month for Generation After as we inaugurated our Shabbat Dinners and came together for a wonderful Chanukah party.  On Friday, December 2, at two different homes, 20 second generation guests gathered to bless candles, wine and challah and enjoy each other’s company.  It was a lovely way to get to Continue Reading »

The Election Aftermath and Being a 2G

Posted on December 2, 2016

Regardless of our political leanings, this Presidential campaign and election brought many of us 2G’s face to face with a time we had not ourselves experienced.  But one we knew all too well. Through our parents’ stories, books, films and photos we carried with us a vivid and frightening picture of the anti Semitism that swept through Germany in the 1930’s.  Practically on Continue Reading »

Notes from the 28th World Federation of Jewish Child Survivors & Descendants Conference

Posted on November 9, 2016

November 4-7, 2016, Los Angeles, CA by Anat Bar-Cohen Just when you think you have learned all you can learn about the Holocaust and it’s impact on our lives, you suddenly learn so much more! Just back from Los Angeles and the 28th World Federation of Jewish Child Survivors of the Holocaust and Descendants Conference Continue Reading »