Descendants of Holocaust survivors and perpetrators offer insights into the intergenerational impact of their legacy and the second generation's role in shaping memory of the Shoah. In these personal, and often dramatic pieces, differences surface, but common ground is also revealed.
Alan L. Berger holds the Raddock Eminent Scholar Chair for Holocaust Studies and directs the Center for the Study of Values and Violence after Auschwitz at Florida Atlantic University. He is the author of Crisis and Covenant: The Holocaust in American Jewish Fiction, Children of Job: American Second Generation Witnesses, and editor of Judaism in the Modern World. Naomi Berger is a marriage and family therapist on the staff at the Counseling Center at Florida Atlantic University and is in private practice.