Tag Archives: Irit Felsen

Holocaust Memories in Art: Slides of My Lecture from September 16, 2017

Last Sunday, I gave a lecture about the expression of Memory in Art related to the Holocaust at the opening of the exhibit “Generations” at the JCC in Whippany, NJ. The artists who present their work in this exhibit represent … Continue reading

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REMINDER: “Generations” Art Reception and Exhibit on September 17/2017 at the JCC in Whippany, NJ

On September 17, 2017, just before the Jewish New Year, the Holocaust Council of Greater Metro West will open “Generations”, an art exhibit consisting of paintings, sculpture, conceptual art, and photographs created by artists Hanna Keselman, Milton Ohring, Joanie Schwarz … Continue reading

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Videos of My Lecture “The Impact of Early Trauma on Holocaust Survivors” Available on Youtube

On June 22, I gave a lecture in New York for community professionals and healthcare providers of the MJHS Hospice and Palliative Care, as part of a program about the impact of the Holocaust and its aftermath on survivors and … Continue reading

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Loneliness – What Do Studies Teach Us About How to Fight It

Why is it that certain people struggle with the effects of chronic loneliness, while others do not? A recent article in Psychology Today called “Solutions for the Solitary” offers an interesting perspective about the subjective contribution to feeling lonely. The … Continue reading

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“Generations” Art Reception and Exhibit on September 17/2017 at the JCC in Whippany, NJ

On September 17, 2017, just before the Jewish New Year, the Holocaust Council of Greater Metro West will open “Generations”, an art exhibit consisting of paintings, sculpture, conceptual art, and photographs created by artists Hanna Keselman, Milton Ohring, Joanie Schwarz … Continue reading

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Starting teaching again at Yeshiva University, for Fall 2017 Semester

The Fall 2017 semester at Yeshiva University in the Bronx is about to get underway.   This semester I am teaching a graduate level psychology course at the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology. The course is “Couples and Family Counseling” … Continue reading

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“Atypical”: A New TV Series About an Autistic Adolescent and His Family

The Netflix TV series “Atypical” (here is a link to the trailer) centers around the life of a suburban middle-class family, and particularly of Sam, a high school senior on the autistic spectrum who has recently decided that he wants … Continue reading

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