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NOVEMBER 15 @ 7 PM EST

November 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


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Editor: Julie Goldstein Ellis – In-Person

The Ones Who Remember: Second-Generation Voices of the Holocaust

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The Ones Who Remember: Second-Generation Voices of the Holocaust provides a window into the lived experience of sixteen different families grappling with the legacy of genocide. Each author reveals the many ways their parents’ Holocaust traumas and survival seeped into their souls and then affected their subsequent family lives – whether they knew the bulk of their parents’ stories or nothing at all.

Several of the contributors’ children share interpretations of the continuing effects of this legacy with their own poems and creative prose.  Despite the diversity of each family’s history and journey of discovery, the intimacy of the collective narratives reveals a common arc from suffering to resilience, across the three generations. This book offers a vision of a shared humanity against the background of inherited trauma that is relatable to anyone who grew up in the shadow of their parents’ pain.

Julie Ellis is devoted to family, elder care, and volunteerism. Like her survivor parents, she helps keep generations of her cousins connected. A graduate of the University of Michigan, Julie has held management positions in retail and consulting. She and her husband Charles, an emeritus professor, have a son and daughter-in-law who are journalists in New York.

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Date:
November 15
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm