GENerally Speaking with Stephanie Butnick and David Slucki

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Tuesday August 18

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7:00 PM  –  8:00 PM

 

To most people, "3G" and "4G" refers to cell phone data – but to the grandchildren and great-grandchildren of Holocaust survivors, these terms are shorthand for something far more meaningful. What does it mean to be a third- or fourth-generation survivor? Is trauma transmitted through epigenetics, or inherited along with family stories and heirlooms? Join Tablet Magazine Deputy Editor Stephanie Butnick, co-host of the leading Jewish podcast "Unorthodox," for a new MJH Live series exploring these questions and more with a changing roster of guests.

In this episode, Stephanie will be joined by Melbourne-based author and historian David Slucki, whose 2019 book Sing This at My Funeral: A Memoir of Fathers and Sons shows how traumatic family histories leave their mark for generations, and asks what it means to raise young men in the wake of great suffering. David teaches at the Australian Centre for Jewish Civilisation at Monash University and recently co-edited the book Laughter After: Humor and the Holocaust

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