As editor of Women and the Holocaust, I wish to express my heartfelt
thanks and appreciation to a number of people who, on a pro-bono basis,
have so generously given their time, talent, technical and other
expertise to this web site.
A few years ago, a friend introduced me to Jeff, partner in B. Webb and
Associates. Jeff, having seen the proposed content of my project, very
generously undertook to design and maintain the web site. He has been
doing it ever since. Without his constant work and dedication, it would
A. Cohen, B.Comm. LL.B
My son, who introduced me to the internet and with infinite patience
taught me how to use it. His encouragement was crucial to my
decision to start this
web site. In addition to Jeff Freedman, Jonathan also joined
recently the technical "staff" and, in his spare time, maintains many
of the web pages and constantly advises me on various technical
Doerr, Ph.D., Dept. of Classics, Modern Languages &
Linguistics, and the Simone de Beauvoir Institute at Concordia
Dr. Doerr has taken a special interest in this web site and is the
consulting editorial mentor. She gives freely of her time
advice on issues of language, organization of materials,
publishing traditions, new ideas such as the "Fragments" page, and on
any other matter for which I need direction; Dr.
Doerr maintains the extensive bibliography.
McCann, Ph.D. Religious Studies, University of Toronto.
Dr. McCann has generously undertaken to write book
reviews for this web
on Holocaust related books whenever her busy schedule permits.
Holocaust witnesses and survivors, for
allowing me to make public their painful, personal
The professional, academic contributors for
their papers and essays;
poets for sharing their artistic expressions;
other contributors who keep sending me writings for the
various web pages.
Elizabeth Cohen, (Sociology)
My daughter, who, in her adult years, introduced me to women/feminist
studies and ideas. She supplied me with books on the
are related to women's experiences and has given me constant
her opinion on submitted work.
Carla Rose Shapiro, (Media and Cultural Studies)
A close friend, who gives freely of her vast experience in the area
of presentation techniques and constructive critique of the site and on
materials submitted for publication.
(painter of the illustration on the main page of this site)
Bacon was born in Czechoslovakia in 1929. In 1941, he was deported to
Theresienstadt at the age of fourteen, where he began some of his
drawings. Whilst in the camp he studied with artists Leo Hass, Otto
Unger, Bedrich Fritta. In 1943 he was deported to Auschwitz where he
continued drawing when possible. After the Holocaust, he
emigrated to Israel with the Youth Aliya in 1946.
but not least I want to thank my husband, Sidney Jessel Cohen,
for his enthusiastic, on-going support for this modest, private
and for his Job-like patience when I spend hours on the
the readers who send me letters, indicating the value of this web
site, namely to acquaint, especially the young people, with
important but neglected aspect of the Nazi Holocaust and, hopefully, to
spur them on to do further research.
Copyright Judy Cohen, 2001.
All rights reserved.