For Yom HaShoah

As we observe Yom HaShoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day on a yearly basis, we are told the stories of death and the stories of survivial in the midst of the most tangible evil imaginable. The 6 million Jews who were murdered, and also the millions of others killed, can never be forgotten, lest we allowContinue reading “For Yom HaShoah”

A Moment Ago

27 January 194527 January 2020 This did not happen 7 decades and 5 years ago.This happened yesterday. No.This happened a moment ago. 6 million of us.Not them.Us.6 million of our children.Children who were born prior to us.Our children because we care for them.We care for their legacy.We cannot let their memories fade with half aContinue reading “A Moment Ago”

Holocaust Horrors Are…Genetic?

In my professional life I often provide trainings on mental health, trauma-informed services, and suicide safety, among many other topics. One of my favorite trainings to provide to a wide variety of audiences focuses on trauma. In this particular program, I explain how adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are positively correlated with negative health outcomes laterContinue reading “Holocaust Horrors Are…Genetic?”