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Monday, February 15 • 10:15am - 11:30am
Motivations Behind Rescue of Jews During the Holocaust

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This session will present the conditions that non-Jews faced in deciding to save Jews during the German occupation of European countries. Who risked life and limb to help a fellow human being? What motivated these rare individuals to risk their lives? Were the personalities and upbringing of the rescuers different from others in their society?


Eva Fogelman

Eva Fogelman is a social psychologist, psychotherapist, filmmaker and author. She is co-director of Child Development Research; co-founder of Psychotherapy with Generations of the Holocaust and Related Traumas; co-founder of the Jewish Foundation for Christian Rescuers (now the Jewish... Read More →

Monday February 15, 2016 10:15am - 11:30am EST