Holocaust Survivor Testimony

The Psychological Implications
  • Aaron Hass
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Abstract

The last fifteen years have seen an explosion of videotaped interviews and public speaking engagements by Holocaust survivors. Numerous organizations and Holocaust study centres, most prominent among them the Spielberg Shoah Foundation Oral History Project, which recorded the testimony of 50,000 Holocaust survivors around the world, have afforded a forum where they could tell their painful stories. But during the four decades subsequent to their liberation, survivors were mostly silent.

Keywords

Europe Expense Plague 

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Notes

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