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A Legacy of Forgiveness: An Eva Kor Panel

Wednesday, May 8  | 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. | Virtual Event

$5 Non-Member | Free for IHS Members

Join us for a virtual panel to discuss Eva Kor, her relationship with forgiveness, and how that legacy made a mark on the world. We will be joined by our moderator Amber Maze and panelists Alex Kor, Louisa Hext, and Dr. David Kupfer.

Speaker Biographies

Louisa Hext – Louisa is a skilled and experienced life coach, public speaker, consultant and alternative dispute resolution professional. She partners with her clients to explore forgiveness, reconciliation, and conflict resolution, and ways she can support her clients to create positive change in their lives. Louisa is the North American coordinator for the traveling photographic exhibition, The F Word: Stories of Forgiveness (a program of The Forgiveness Project a London, UK-based non-profit).

Alex Kor – Originally from Terre Haute, Indiana, Dr. Alex Kor is the son of two Holocaust survivors (Michael and Eva Mozes Kor). He has a B.S. in Chemistry from Butler University and a M.S. in Exercise Physiology from Purdue University. He received his D.P.M. (Doctor of Podiatric Medicine) from the Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in Chicago. Dr. Kor is a full-time podiatrist for Hendricks Regional Health in Danville, Indiana, and is a Clinical Assistant Professor for Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Knowing the importance of being the son of two Holocaust survivors who have both passed away in the last 4.5 years, Alex feels an obligation to tell their stories. Since 1985, he has traveled to Auschwitz more than twenty times with his late mother. He is a member of the CANDLES Holocaust Museum and Education Center Board of Directors and assisted in establishing an exhibit (Eva Kor from Auschwitz to Indiana) to honor his mother in downtown Indianapolis at the Indiana Historical Society. His new book, “A Blessing, Not a Burden” which chronicles his parents’ lives as well as how they positively impacted Dr. Kor, will be available in May of  2024.

Dr. David Kupfer – Dr. David L. Kupfer has been licensed as a clinical psychologist in Virginia since 1982. Specializing in the use of cognitive-behavior therapy with anxiety disorders, he has over twenty years of experience as a psychotherapist. He has earned a reputation as a practical, effective therapist with an ability to integrate a wide variety of treatment approaches. He has specialized training in approaches that include cognitive-behavior therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, psychodrama, Interactive Guided Imagery, biofeedback, bioenergetics, couples therapy, family therapy, and group therapy. While Dr. Kupfer is best known for his work in treating Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, he also sees many clients presenting other anxiety disorders, including Panic Disorder, Phobias, and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. He also has expertise in brief therapy with clients presenting Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Chronic Pain and Medical Illness, and Sleep Disorders. In practice in Northern Virginia since 1991, Dr. Kupfer previously worked as a psychologist in Virginia Beach, Virginia. While there, he founded Tidewater Psychotherapy Services and served as its President. Before entering private practice, Dr. Kupfer was a Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Florida Medical School, where he worked in the Pain and Stress Management Laboratory. His post-doctoral training includes work at the Multimodal Therapy Institute in Virginia Beach. He has taught Cognitive Therapy and Interviewing Skills at Argosy University and Marymount University in Arlington, Virginia, and also taught at the Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Virginia. Dr. Kupfer received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Georgia in 1980. While in graduate school, he worked as a Psychology Intern at the Palo Alto Veterans Administration Medical Center in California; he worked at the Stanford Heart Disease Prevention Program as an intern as well. He graduated cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania in 1975. In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Kupfer offers workshops for both professionals and the general public. He has delivered presentations on OCD, Panic Disorder, Experiential Approaches to Treating Anxiety Disorders, Brief Therapy, Coping with Multiple Sclerosis, and Anger Management. He has been a presenter at national conferences of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America and the Obsessive Compulsive Foundation.

Amber Maze – Amber Maze is an expert in the field of genocide education and mass atrocity prevention. Her work focuses on Holocaust and genocide education, human rights advocacy, and the preservation of memory. Amber’s career has led her to work for the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and the Enough Project, a Washington D.C.-based genocide prevention organization. Amber holds a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from Ball State University and a Master of Arts in Holocaust and Genocide Studies from Stockton University of New Jersey. Amber also serves as the Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Crane Center for Mass Atrocity Prevention.

A Legacy of Forgiveness: An Eva Kor Panel

May 8, 2024 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Virtual Event
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