The Dybbukast: How to Hide
In this episode, presented in collaboration with Lilith Magazine, Theater Dybbuk’s “The Dybbukast” shares excerpts from and explores issues intersecting with a creative non-fiction essay published in Lilith in 1994 titled “How to Hide: Instructions from a Daughter of Survivors.”
The work describes how certain perspectives and life behaviors, influenced by their parents’ experiences in the Holocaust, show up for the children of survivors.
Karen Propp, the author of the essay, shares her experiences and points of inspiration for the piece, and Dr. Laura Levitt, a professor of religion, Jewish studies and gender at Temple University, takes us through the ways in which our public discourse around the Holocaust evolved while also discussing relationships to historical trauma.
Read the transcript here and listen to the episode below.