Celebration of Life: Remembrance and Reunion
The 2006 Annual International Conference of Child Survivors,
2nd and 3rd Generations, Spouses and Families
Detroit, Michigan, USA, Friday evening, Aug 25 through Monday morning, August 28, 2006

PROGRAM OVERVIEW
Distinguished speakers include:
Helen Epstein, Michael Berenbaum, Ph.D.
Roman Kent, Eva Fogelman, Rabbi Michael Schudrich (Chief Rabbi of Poland), others
Special Exhibit from Yad Vashem “No Child’s Playâ€? (in our hotel lobby)

WORKSHOPS, LECTURES AND PANELS
Open to Child Survivors, 2G, 3G, Spouses, families (but some are only open to one group just listed)
Titles
Born in 1929 or before, between 1930 and 1933, between 1934 and 1937,
between 1938 and 1940, between 1941-’45 â—? First Timers at a Conference
What is a 2-G/3-G? â—? Parents and Children-Sandwiched Generation (2G)
Effect of Childhood Helplessness on Our Development
Marrying into a Holocaust Family â—? Mixed Marriages
A Holocaust Event that Changed My Life â—? Trauma â—? Terminal illness
Jewish Identity â—? After Liberation â—? Loss, Grief, Trust â—? Our Holocaust Legacy
Abused During or After the Holocaust â—? The Future, growing old â—? Childless â—? Orphans

Jews in Poland-Yesterday and Today (panel/discussion)
Christians and the Holocaust-60 Yrs Later (lecture/discussion)
Jewish Resistance in the Holocaust (panel/discussion)
Role of OSE and other Jewish Organizations in Our Survival (workshop)
Activists-Bystanders, today â—? Israel

Writing Our Histories (hands-on) â—? From Memory to Memoir â—? Memoir Research & Manuscript Writing
Speaking Effectively About the Holocaust â—? Teaching the Holocaust â—? Our Role as Educators
Needy Survivors -What Are We Doing to Help? (panel/discussion)

Kabbalat Shabbat Friday Evening Service â—? Religious services offered on all days, morning and evening
Dancing â—? Entertainment â—? Performers â—? Schmoozing â—? Films, videos – Saturday & Sunday

COST
Conference Registration:
$250 per person includes all kosher meals: 3 breakfasts, 2 luncheons, 3 dinners, and all functions.

$79.00 (+ taxes) per room per night

Join us for a memorable conference and stay to enjoy our Special Exhibit on “The Jews of Czestochowaâ€?.
See our new Holocaust Memorial Center; visit our world famous Art museum,
The Detroit Institute of Art, and the Henry Ford Museum Complex.

A few hours away are Chicago, Toronto,
The Stratford Theater of Canada, under 3 hours from us; The Shaw Festival of Canada, about 4 hours, others attractions
For registration packets and more information, please contact:
Rene Lichtman
holocaustchild@comcast.net or go to our website www.wfjcsh.org
1-248-932-1834