To mark Holocaust Remembrance Day, we explore memory and trauma among the estimated 200,000 remaining Holocaust survivors worldwide. Many were only children during the Nazi terror. Today, the world relies on their memories as testimony against genocide. But for survivors themselves, memory can also represent a present danger. They fear memory loss….as many elderly do….. but they also risk becoming overwhelmed by the memories they’ve worked so hard to control.
This report was produced in collaboration with Vox Tablet, the weekly podcast of Tabletmag.com. http://www.tabletmag.com/author/vox-tablet/