(Re)Producing Family: Women Surviving the Holocaust

  • Zelda Abramson Acadia University
Keywords: Holocaust survivors, Genocide, World War Two (1939-1945)


This paper explores women's survival strategies in concentration camps through a series of interviews with women Holocaust survivors. There are three prevalent themes that weave through this paper: stories of individual survival; stories of collective survival; and the reproduction of family.

Author Biography

Zelda Abramson, Acadia University
Zelda Abramson, Acadia University, is a daughter of Holocaust survivors.