Monthly Archives: September 2016

Presentation on “Neuroplasticity and Memory” to the Speaker’s Bureau of the Museum of Jewish Heritage – Living Memorial to the Holocaust, Sept. 26/2016

On Monday September 26, I will give a presentation entitled “Neuroplasticity and Memory” to the Speaker’s Bureau of the Museum of Jewish Heritage – Living Memorial to the Holocaust (http://www.mjhnyc.org/) in Manhattan. The ability to navigate well the challenges and … Continue reading

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Workshop on Trauma-Informed Care of Aging Holocaust Survivors, Sept. 22/2016

On Thursday September 22, I will be giving a half-day workshop starting at 9:15am at the Jewish Family Service in Elizabeth, NJ. This workshop is an in-service for the staff of the JFS and invited guests. The workshop will focus … Continue reading

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Thoughts from the Fourth Meeting of the Discussion Group for Children of Holocaust Survivors in Boro Park, Tues. 9/13/16.

Someone recently told me of a friend, a son of Holocaust survivors, who admitted that when he decided to marry his wife, the thought crossed his mind that, should they ever have to flee with children, she is the kind … Continue reading

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Reminder TONIGHT: Fourth meeting of the Discussion Group for Children of Holocaust Survivors on Tues. Sept. 13

On Tues. Sept. 13, I will lead the next meeting of the Discussion Group for Children of Holocaust Survivors at the Y in Boro Park. This meeting, which will take place at 7:00pm Tuesday, September 13, will be the fourth … Continue reading

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Resolving to live, love and thrive, after the tragedy of 9/11

This day fifteen years ago changed life for all of us. The world post-9/11 is not the same as it had been before. For some of us, the tragedy was and has been a life-changing event in the most personal … Continue reading

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A Single Mother Shows Us What Parenting Is All About

Some kids don’t have the picture-perfect family we all wish for. Some parents don’t have the picture-perfect lives they imagined they might have when they were kids. Sometimes tragedy takes away the parent that was supposed to be there to … Continue reading

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Resilient Role Models

How is it that some people can endure significant stress and even traumatic life events while still maintaining a positive, constructive and optimistic attitude, while others, when confronted with stressful life events, find it difficult to function and to sustain … Continue reading

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