therapy has not studied the impact that genocide and racism have
on the love relationships in subsequent generations.
Grünberg’s experiences as a student and researcher also shows the
courage that it takes to confront man’s inhumanity to man. There is still a
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tendency to “blame the victim”. Three generations after the liberation, the
descendents of the victims and perpetrators are
7about it in writing, in films, in art, in music or in dancing. The greatest
impact on many children of survivors was possibly that of their commit-
8ment to the State of Israel. Other children of survivors have taken up the
cause of oppressed minorities; they have fought the racism both of their
own parents as well as that generally prevalent. Finally, the authors stress
the importance of the organizations of survivors’ children, which have been
founded especially in the USA.
Based on the experiences they have had, Bergmann and Jucovy (1982,