Bruria Lindenberg Cooperman

author  •  sculptor  •  peripatetic  • rebel bubbie

For This
I Survived?

CHILDREN OF SURVIVORS
BEYOND THE TRAUMA

Bruria Lindenberg Cooperman

author  •  sculptor  •  peripatetic  • rebel bubbie

For This
I Survived?

CHILDREN OF SURVIVORS
BEYOND THE TRAUMA

JAPAN DIARIES: 1986-1992

INTRODUCTION She was no more than 4 foot 11, a Japanese version of every stereotype we have seen of an Asian woman — slightly stooped, bowlegged, shuffling along, holding her wicker basket, dressed casually for an afternoon of grocery shopping.  Then I...

My 70th Birthday Party Speech

My 70th Birthday Party Speech When we became engaged, Earl told my father to have his rabbi talk with Rabbi Bulka in Ottawa. After the perquisite investigation, Rabbi Green said to my father: Host g’davent git –  You prayed well. …. But I think I was the...

Am I Shrinking and Turning Blonde?

AM I SHRINKING AND TURNING BLONDE? My mother was barely 5′ 1″ and like many of her generation, became blonder and blonder with time. In her later years, I do remember a particular smell permeating her bedroom — medicinal? Chinese emporium in...

Humour and the Holocaust

HUMOUR AND THE HOLOCAUST For This I Survived? Children of Survivors Beyond the Trauma. Bruria Lindenberg Cooperman  “Tell me Sam. Where did you and my dad meet?” “We went to camp together!” There has to be some laughter, even in hell. They...