Generations After

Our Family Legacy of Strength and Trauma

Generations After is for children, grandchildren, and descendants of Holocaust survivors who wish to learn and share more of their family history and the impact on their own lives.

The  EVJCC is proud to host the East Valley Generations After Descendants Forum.


Meetings are held Wednesdays 11 – 12:30PM
Coffee and Tea provided.

Oct. 10, 2018 (Speaker: Carlos Galindo-Elivra, regional director of the Anti-Defamation League. Topic: “The Recent Rise of Anti-Semitism.”) Learn more

Nov. 14, 2018 (Speaker: Judi Gyori Missel. Topic: “Jewish Genealogy: Searching for Family”). Learn more.  Lecture will be followed by a docent-led tour of the David Labkovski exhibit “Documenting History Through Art.”

Dec. 12, 2018 (Social gathering)

Jan. 9, 2019 (“The Children of Willesden Lane: A Memoir of Music, Love and Survival,” based on the book by Mona Golabek and Lee Cohen.  Mona Golabek is the founder and president of the nonprofit organization Hold on to Your Music, established to use music of the Holocaust in schools.) Learn more

Feb. 13, 2019 (Screening of the short film “Violins of Hope: The Mission of Amnon Weinstein,” followed by a discussion. Violins of Hope tells the story of violins played by Jewish musicians during the Holocaust.) Learn more

March 13, 2019 (Screening of “One Survivor Remembers,” an Academy Award-winning documentary about local Holocaust survivor Gerda Weissmann Klein. A discussion will follow.) 11:30 a.m.  Learn moreRegister now



For security reasons, reservations are mandatory.  Please call 480-897-0588 to make your reservation.

Additional questions can be emailed to the discussion group leader: Barbara Bloom, MSW.  Or, by calling 928-380-2360