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My friend Tomek Wisniewski, town historian of Bialystok and remarkable filmmaker has shared a small piece of his interview with Krystyna, a sweet, old woman from Rajgrod, who I met in 2011 & 2015. I share some of her incredible stories of my family and the Jews of Rajgrod in my memoir. She mentions Kaczorka, my grandmother, who owned a...

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http://www.jewishlinkbwc.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=8070:holocaust-survivors-daughter-seeks-to-inspire-forgiveness&catid=151:community-news&Itemid=584 Friday, Jul 08th Holocaust Survivor’s Daughter Seeks to Inspire Forgiveness WEDNESDAY, 06 JULY 2016 23:49  BY HELENE KAMIONER Descendants of Rajgrod: Learning to Forgive (Credit: Amazon.com) Growing up as the daughter of a Holocaust survivor is extremely difficult. Reflecting on her childhood, Karen Kaplan tried to make some sense of her past. What she discovered in her life’s journey...

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Above and Beyond CORNELIA STREET CAFÉ July 11 2016 at 6 p.m. The author and public speaker Karen Kaplan lectured on health, wellness, and spirituality for years in Chicago. But her personal life harbored traumas: her father, a Holocaust survivor who had escaped Poland by fleeing into the forest, lived with a bitter depression that damaged his relationship with his family,...

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TWEET Click Here for More Articles on NEW YORK CITY Children of Holocaust Survivors Set for Discussion at Cornelia Street Cafe June 28 4:19 PM2016 Print ArticleEmail Link 👤by BWW News Desk On Monday evening, July 11, at 6:00 PM, Cornelia Street Cafe will continue its performance series with author/international speaker Karen L. Kaplan and author, actor and Cornelia Street Cafe...

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Presents KAREN L. KAPLAN (Author/International Speaker) and ROBIN HIRSCH (Author, Actor, Cornelia Street Cafe founder and owner) in conversation about their related life experiences as children of the Holocaust and the books they have authored. Monday evening, July 11,@ 6:00 PM CORNELIA STREET CAFE PERFORMANCE SERIES 29 Cornelia Street, Greenwich Village NY www.corneliastreetcafe.com *$10  Admission – includes a drink of choice* Reservations...

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Be Empowered by Questioning, Learning and Having Fun with Your “Sisters”! A WORKSHOP ON FORGIVENESS BY KAREN KAPLAN Join us on Saturday, June 25, 2016  Oak Park Temple 1235 N. Harlem Avenue, Oak Park, IL 60302 8:15am-2:00pm•$18.00 per person WRJ Midwest District Metropolitan Chicago Area Day Light Breakfast, Shabbat Service, Workshops and Luncheon  Open To Sisterhood Leadership and Individual Sisterhood...

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    MAY 18, 2016   A review from my speaking engagement at North Shore Senior Center …………….We had a speaker yesterday who brought a message of forgiveness which was riveting and memorable. Karen L. Kaplan is the daughter of a Holocaust survivor who inflicted on his family the suffering he had experienced. She wrote and self-published her ...more

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