“Our commitment must be to remember the victims who perished, respect the survivors still with us, and reaffirm humanity's common aspiration for mutual understanding and justice.”
-- Declaration of the Stockholm International Forum on the Holocaust
More than 1000 members of the general public attended the annual commemoration of the 1938 November Pogrom, held at Toronto’s Beth Tzedec synagogue on 9 November.
Inspired by the actions of Raoul Wallenberg, the Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre will host a panel discussion tonight, 29 October.
This 34th year of programming features more than 100 programs that take place in venues across Toronto and in Ontario communities from 2-9 November 2014.
As part of Jewish Heritage Month in Ontario, the Sarah and Chaim Neuberger Holocaust Education Centre partnered with the Jewish Welcome Service Vienna, Österreichischer Auslandsdienst and UJA’s Community Connect to offer a Jewish heritage experience for 16 young professionals from Toronto from 18-28 May 2014.
The Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies at Concordia University is organizing a three-day professional training program on the prevention of mass atrocity from 18-20 June.
The Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, and the Honourable John Baird, Minister of Foreign Affairs, along with the Honourable Tim Uppal, Minister of State (Multiculturalism), announced on 12 May that the design "Landscape of Loss, Memory and Survival" presented by Team Lord of Toronto has been selected for the future National Holocaust Monument, which will be located in Ottawa.
As part of Jewish Heritage Month in Ontario, Canada the Sarah and Chaim Neuberger Holocaust Education Centre partnered with the Toronto Jewish Film Festival and the Centre for Jewish Studies (University of Toronto) to present its annual Student Symposia on the Holocaust.
The annual Yom Hashoah commemoration was held on Sunday, April 27 at 7:30 pm at the Congregation Tifereth Beth David Jerusalem in Montreal.