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Dr. Carole's Couch

Dr. Carole's Couch

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August 22nd 2017:Encore: The Holocaust: Not a Thing of the Past for Victims and Their Families

On the occasion of Holocaust Remembrance Day, it is important that people remember that the Holocaust is not just a horrid historical event from the past, but something that is still very much 'present' for victims and their families. Today's guests exemplify this presence. Leonia Kallir Kurgan is a Holocaust survivor who, at 4 years old, barely escaped from Poland, as the Nazis searched for and murdered the Jews. In her book, A Crowd of One, she has written about how her family managed to escape the concentration camps and their inability to escape the scars of the Holocaust. Susan Edel is a

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Leonia Kallir Kurgan

Leonia Kallir Kurgan is a Holocaust survivor and the author of A Crowd of One. She is currently a psychoanalyst and psychodramatist in private practice in Santa Monica, California. She has presented many fairy tale and psychodrama workshops in the United States and South Africa. Kurgan is a member of the Los Angeles Institute and Society of Psychoanalytic Studies, where she has taught, and was an interviewer for the Steven Spielberg “Survivors of the Shoah Project”.
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Susan Edel

Susan Edel is a volunteer with the Tracing Department, also called the Restoring Family Links Service, of Magen David Adom in Israel. In addition to helping families torn apart by the Holocaust, Magen David Adom is Israel's national emergency medical, disaster, ambulance and blood bank service. (The name means "Red Star of David".) Since the Tracing Department was founded in 2008, over 3,500 cases have been researched and many families have been miraculously and joyfully reunited. In other cases, when lost relatives were killed in the Holocaust, MDA has been able to find out what happened and provide closure to their families. You can find out more about the invaluable services MDA provide
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1047/dr-caroles-couch 21/11/2017 01:00 21/11/2017 02:00 Dr. Carole's Couch https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1047/dr-caroles-couch On the occasion of Holocaust Remembrance Day, it is important that people remember that the Holocaust is not just a horrid historical event from the past, but something that is still very much 'present' for victims and their families. Today's guests exemplify this presence. Leonia Kallir Kurgan is a Holocaust survivor who, at 4 years old, barely escaped from Poland, as the Nazis searched for and murdered the Jews. In her book, A Crowd of One, she has written about how her family managed to escape the concentration camps and their inability to escape the scars of the Holocaust. Susan Edel is a volunteer with the Tracing Department of Magen David Adom, the Israeli Red Cross. This is a special service that researches lost relatives all over the globe and tries to reunite families who have been broken apart because of the Holocaust. We catch up with her in Geneva, Switzerland, where she is researching family members at the library of the International Committee of the Red Cross. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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