I admit it. As a long-time feminist I have been dealing with accounts of sexual harassment for many years (and my own numerous experiences of gender discrimination). I’ve just written three guest posts on using digital signage for internal communications storytelling to provide clear examples of what is — and is not — sexual harassment. […][Continue reading...] about Understanding Why Sexual Harassment Is Still Going Strong in the U.S.
April 25, 1975, Friday Forum – firsthand account of Judith Cohen as told in her voice by her son Michael Cohen in “Encounter With a Nightmare.” Judith Becker was eight years old, the youngest of three children, when the Russians occupied her hometown of Kaunas (Kovno), Lithuania in 1939. (Her father died in 1938.) Then […][Continue reading...] about Survivor: The Lithuanian Jew
May 7, 1976, Friday Forum – firsthand account “God Still Has a Word to Say” by Sophie Lubomirska-Humnicka, who with her husband Count Stefan lived during WWII on two estates in Poland. Countess Sophie’s account begins in August 1942 in Losice – “a sleepy little town in Eastern Poland” with a population 90% Jewish through […][Continue reading...] about Savior: The Polish Countess
Kindertransport For the anniversary of Kristallnacht this year I wanted to write about the Kindertransport, which, as Wikipedia explains, began after Kristallnacht: On 15 November 1938, five days after the devastation of “Kristallnacht”, the “Night of Broken Glass”, in Germany and Austria, a delegation of British, Jewish, and Quaker leaders appealed, in person, to the […][Continue reading...] about November 9: Remembering Kristallnacht and the Kindertransport
Click here for memoir introduction. September 1969 (30 years from September 1, 1939, the infamous date when the Nazis invaded Poland, starting WWII) On our honeymoon in Israel my husband Mitch and I took a bus tour that visited the Chamber of the Holocaust, Israel’s first Holocaust museum, on Mount Zion. I walked through the […][Continue reading...] about Chapter 1: September 1969 and September 1970