Emily Wanderer Cohen is the daughter and granddaughter of Holocaust survivors. Emily now works with multiple generations of Holocaust and other trauma survivors to heal and live life more fully and is committed to raising awareness of intergenerational trauma. Emily’s first book, “From Generation to Generation: Healing Transgenerational Trauma Through Storytelling,” will be in bookstores across the country on July 10th and is available for pre-order at Amazon.com, Barnes and Noble and other major retailers now. Her second book, “The Daughter’s Dilemma: A Survival Guide to Caring for an Aging, Abusive Parent,” will be available on Amazon.com on July 10th as well.
By Emily Cohen
Like The Holocaust, Family Separation In The U.S. Will Scar Generations To Come
As a member of several second-generation Holocaust survivor groups, I’ve become used to posts evoking strong reactions. The most controversial posts quickly devolve into emotional debates about who is “more Jewish” or whether Jews who fled Germany and Poland before 1939 can be called Holocaust “survivors.” But I have never seen a more mean-spirited, divisive…
Intergenerational Trauma And The Holocaust
“What if something happens and you never come home, Em?” I hear my mother’s voice in my head as I pack for a trip to New York. I can feel the knot in my stomach move up to my throat and suddenly, I’m nauseous. I go to the bathroom and vomit. This isn’t the first…
Remembering A Beloved German Jewish Newspaper
I remember sitting on the floor in my bedroom, listening to 45s after coming home from school. “Billy Don’t Be a Hero,” “Hooked on a Feeling,” or even “Africa,” turned up as loudly as I could without Mutti or Vati storming in, telling me to ‘turn down that awful noise’. Listening to music was how…
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