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Audio recordings available of my ten lecture series: “Our Parents, Our Selves, Our Changing Lives”

I have posted on my Youtube channel the audio-recordings of  a ten-lectures series I gave in Brooklyn last year. The lectures were focused on enhancing the lives of children of Holocaust survivors at this chapter in their lives. Issues characteristic … Continue reading

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My Paper Entitled “Parental Trauma and Adult Sibling Relationships in Holocaust Survivor Families” was Accepted for Publication in the Journal of Psychoanalytic Psychology and is now Posted Below

The paper discusses observations from encounters with adult children of Holocaust survivors suggesting accentuated differences among adult siblings in their respective roles within the family of origin, as well as in the siblings’ general adaptation styles. These dissimilarities are often … Continue reading

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My Paper in a New Book In German: “Trauma and Psychosis”

I have just received my copy of a new book published in Germany, in the German language, entitled “Trauma and Psychosis” (“Trauma und Psychose”), and published by Vandenhoeck and Ruprecht. The relationship between traumatic experiences and psychotic illness is particularly … Continue reading

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From Trauma to Rebirth: Shoa, Independence, Mourning, and Resilience

These two weeks hold three very significant days for Jewish people in Israel and elsewhere: Yom HaShoa, commemorating the devastation and the heroism of victims of the Holocaust, Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day for the fallen soldiers and victims of … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Yom HaShoa, 2018

Beginning tomorrow evening (Wednesday, April 11, 2018), we will commemorate Yom HaShoa. Many survivors, like my own parents, who were in their early twenties when the war destroyed their world, are no longer with us. The number of survivors who … Continue reading

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Baneful Medicine: An exhibition considering medicine during and after the Holocaust

I would like to let all those who are in the NYC area know about an upcoming event, on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 from 6:00-8:30 pm, at The Great Hall of the Cooper Union (where Abraham Lincoln and Barrack Obama … Continue reading

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Michel Kichka at the United Nations On Wednesday April 11, 2018

The United Nations Department of Public Information is hosting a special multimedia event on Wednesday April 11 2018 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The event will feature Michel Kichka presenting his book entitled “Second Generation – Things I Didn’t … Continue reading

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