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Lessons from the Holocaust: Remembering the Past and Looking to the Future

Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 7:30 p.m., Wayland Middle School Auditorium, 201 Main St., Wayland, MA. Join the Walden Forum for a discussion with Dr. Anna Ornstein, MD, Professor of Child Psychiatry, Author, Lecturer, and Holocaust survivor. Ornstein: “Every survivor of a disaster, whether natural or man-made, feels lucky.  Those of us who survived the Holocaust are only [...]

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Anna Ornstein

Anna Ornstein – Dr. Ornstein received her medical degree in Heidelberg, Germany. She completed her psychiatric and child psychiatric training at the University of Cincinnati. Currently she is Professor Emerita of Child Psychiatry at that University and Lecturer in Psychiatry at Harvard University. Dr. Ornstein is a graduate of the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis. She [...]

Gary Keimach

Gary Keimach, Senior Vice President, Martignetti Companies. Gary is leading the company’s national initiative as an importer and supplier of fine spirits for Classic Imports, a wholly owned subsidiary of Martignetti Companies, Norwood, MA. Gary received the honor of “Keeper of the Quaich” in Scotland in April 2013 in recognition of his contributions to the [...]

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