British colleagues tell me I have a chip on my shoulder - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Carol Philips
    • 12.10.07 | 19:09 (IST)

    Interesting: From about age seven I was told about the Shoah by my parents and carry it with me every day. Recently I was at a meeting of the 'Boycott Israel' National Union of Journalists branch in London and one member told me, 'it's time you people got the Holocaust out of your system' and then when I said this was not possible for my generation, another one said 'You have a chip on your shoulder about the Holocaust.' I think the trauma of being raised on a diet of the Shoah narrative can be very harrowing indeed and is unique to my and the next generation.

    from the article: Study: Holocaust trauma affects grandchildren of survivors
    First published 00:00 12.10.07 | Last updated 00:00 12.10.07
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