NEXT GENERATIONS Showcase of Events

NEXT GENERATIONS is excited to present our upcoming showcase of events – all on the digital Zoom platform.

 

All programs are being offered at no cost to you. However, you must register individually for each program. Space is limited, so please RSVP soon.

 

For more information contact: Jenni Frumer at jfrumer@nextgenerations.org or 561-312-3054

Event Registration
Sun, Aug 09
Dr. Felsen Webinar Series
Anxiety and Other Post-Traumatic Reactions in Survivors of the Holocaust
How do we cope with life’s difficult transitions and times of crisis? Children of survivors have inherited much of their parent’s “hardening” or “steeling” resiliencies and abilities that have led them to many successes in multiple areas of life.
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Sun, Aug 16
Dr. Felsen Webinar Series
Unique Strengths of Children of Survivors
The psychological strengths and vulnerabilities of 2Gs. Knowing one’s strengths allows us to capitalize on these traits and integrate them more consistently into our daily lives.
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Tue, Aug 25
Dr. Felsen Webinar Series
Intergenerational Transmission
How does the experiential knowledge of an event that took place before one was born take place? How does a perspective of “dual reality” come to be represented in the lived experience of children of survivors?
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Tue, Sep 01
Dr. Felsen Webinar Series
The Legacy: What do we want to do to ensure the memory of the Holocaust?
What do we want to do to ensure the memory of the Holocaust? This presentation will focus on the differences among the generations and what is known at this point from research about the grandchildren of survivors.
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Wed, Sep 09
Meet the Author Series
Join us to “meet the author” Keren Toledano
Keren Toledano is a writer and painter based in New York City. In Light of This & Other Things is her first long form piece. She is currently at work on a young adult novel based on her grandmother's story of survival.
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Sun, Sep 13
Dr. Felsen Webinar Series
The Relationships Between Adult Siblings (2Gs) in Holocaust families: Resentments and cut-offs.
Absence of parental emotional availability and stress in the family can lead to increased support and closeness among siblings, or to the opposite, increased tension, rivalry and hostility.
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Tue, Sep 22
Dr. Felsen Webinar Series
Art by the Second and Third Generation Holocaust Survivors
The creative expression of intergenerational transmission reflects the dialectic of knowing and not knowing about the trauma suffered by one’s (grand) parents during the Holocaust.
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Tue, Oct 13
Dr. Felsen Webinar Series
Grandchildren of Survivors (3G)
Research is accumulating about the third generation and is starting to inform us about their experiences and about the relationships between them and their 2G parents.
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Fri, Oct 23
Virtual Lesson
Defeating Hitler’s Final Solution: Preserving Yiddish Culture and Language Today with Riva Ginsburg
Keeping the Yiddish language alive is one of the most powerful ways to defeat Hitler’s goal of “The Final Solution”. Yiddish enables us to enter the doors of a magnificent literature and culture that helps us understand the soul of the Jewish people of pre-war Eastern Europe.
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Sun, Oct 25
Dr. Felsen Webinar Series
Intergenerational Transmission
How does the experiential knowledge of an event that took place before one was born take place? How does a perspective of “dual reality” come to be represented in the lived experience of children of survivors?
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Tue, Oct 27
Dr. Felsen Webinar Series
Midlife as an Opportunity
Age allows greater emotional and cognitive complexity, which in turn can enhance adaptive coping. Relationships represent a powerful system for mobilizing healing and sustaining us and are a particularly important resource as we grow older.
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Sun, Nov 01
Dr. Felsen Webinar Series
The “Dual Reality” of Trauma Survivors and their Children
Coping with a current threat through the lens of 2Gs. The unprecedented Coronavirus pandemic has changed life on the individual and collective levels for everyone across the globe and for 2Gs. It has evoked reactions associated with the Holocaust...
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Thu, Nov 12
Meet the Author Series
Join us to “meet the author” Roslyn Franken
Roslyn Franken is an internationally acclaimed author and inspirational speaker. She is best known for her book entitled, MEANT TO BE: A TRUE STORY OF MIGHT, MIRACLES AND TRIUMPH OF THE HUMAN SPIRIT, about how her parents, as two young Jewish teenagers, survived captivity...
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Sun, Nov 22
Dr. Felsen Webinar Series
Anxiety and Other Post-Traumatic Reactions in Survivors of the Holocaust
How do we cope with life’s difficult transitions and times of crisis? Children of survivors have inherited much of their parent’s “hardening” or “steeling” resiliencies and abilities that have led them to many successes in multiple areas of life.
Share
Tue, Dec 08
Dr. Felsen Webinar Series
Intimacy and Trauma
Marriages of survivors were often based on things other than romantic love, and modeling of the expression of sexuality and intimacy in couples was not often part of family life.
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Wed, Dec 09
Virtual Webinar
Mindfulness is the Secret to Effective Self-Care
A special program presented by Avital Meirzon, MSL, CCTP. Self-care can lead you toward happier and healthier lives. Mindfulness will help you lower your stress levels, decrease loneliness, improve attention and manage chronic pain. To RSVP, please email avitalm@ralesjfs.org
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Fri, Dec 11
Virtual Book Discussion
Book Talk with Greta Brewer
Not Me by Michael Lavigne. For the past twenty-five years, Greta Brewer has been leading book discussion groups for a number of organizations and country clubs. Her reviews have been described as informative, thought-provoking, entertaining and probing examinations of human nature.
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Sun, Dec 20
Dr. Felsen Webinar Series
The Relationships Between Adult Siblings (2Gs) in Holocaust families: Resentments and cut-offs.
Absence of parental emotional availability and stress in the family can lead to increased support and closeness among siblings, or to the opposite, increased tension, rivalry and hostility.
Share
Sun, Jan 03
Dr. Felsen Webinar Series
Midlife as an Opportunity
Age allows greater emotional and cognitive complexity, which in turn can enhance adaptive coping. Relationships represent a powerful system for mobilizing healing and sustaining us and are a particularly important resource as we grow older.
Share
Tue, Jan 12
Dr. Felsen Webinar Series
Unique Strengths of Children of Survivors
The psychological strengths and vulnerabilities of 2Gs. Knowing one’s strengths allows us to capitalize on these traits and integrate them more consistently into our daily lives.
Share
Sun, Jan 24
Dr. Felsen Webinar Series
Grandchildren of Survivors (3G)
Research is accumulating about the third generation and is starting to inform us about their experiences and about the relationships between them and their 2G parents.
Share
Tue, Feb 02
Dr. Felsen Webinar Series
Art by the Second and Third Generation Holocaust Survivors
The creative expression of intergenerational transmission reflects the dialectic of knowing and not knowing about the trauma suffered by one’s (grand) parents during the Holocaust.
Share
Sun, Feb 14
Dr. Felsen Webinar Series
Intimacy and Trauma
Marriages of survivors were often based on things other than romantic love, and modeling of the expression of sexuality and intimacy in couples was not often part of family life.
Share
Tue, Feb 23
Dr. Felsen Webinar Series
The Legacy: What do we want to do to ensure the memory of the Holocaust?
This presentation will focus on the differences among the generations and what is known at this point from research about the grandchildren of survivors. It will explore what Survivor families want our children and grandchildren to know and maintain...
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