World Federation of Jewish Child Survivors Conference
Second Generation/Third Generation Programming

Detroit, Michigan, August 25-28th, 2006
Keynote Speakers: Helen Epstein, Michael Berenbaum

Other Distinguished Participants include:
Ken Engel, Esther Finder, Klara Firestone, Eva Fogelman, Jeanette Friedman, Anita Grosz, Sandy Hoffman, Roman Kent, Carole Kornreich, Menachem Rosensaft, Aviva Sandler, Rabbi Michael Schudrich, Helena Shavell, Dr. Charles Silow, Serena Woolrich, and others

Tentative Programs


Who Are We? Our Similarities and Our Differences
· The Sandwiched Generation: Our Aging Parents, Our Children, Ourselves

Where Do We Go From Here?
2G and 3G Networking, Spouses programs

Lectures, Panels, and Presentations:

· Speaking Effectively About the Holocaust

· Needy Survivors -What Are We Doing to Help?

· Our Literature: Child Survivors and the Second Generation

· How Are we Doing: An Overview From Survivors and Descendants

· After Liberation; Israel; Genealogy; Christians and the Holocaust: 60 Years Later

· Memoir Writing, and Many Others

Conference Registration

Registration Cost: Until July 15, $250 per person (includes all kosher meals, programming, and entertainment). July 15-August 1, registration is $300. After August 1, registration based on availability. Day passes are available for local participants. Applications at For information, email: or call 1-248-932-1834.

Religious services will be available.

For Hotel Reservations, call Hyatt Regency Dearborn, 800-233-1234 or 313-593-1234

Special room rates available for the Conference, $79 per night until August 10.

A note from C.H.A.I.M.-Children of Holocaust-Survivors Association In Michigan

The World Federation of Jewish Child Survivors has graciously included Second and Third Generation Programming at the upcoming conference this August. We wish to invite all 2nd and 3rd Generation to attend this incredible gathering. As you can see from the list of activities, we have all worked very hard to bring you important, interesting, and high quality workshops, panels, and lectures. There will be opportunities for networking, meeting and making new friends, learning and sharing, as well as entertainment. We hope you will attend the Conference and we will make every effort to make the Conference meaningful and enjoyable for you.