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Holocaust Education Week: Oct. 30 – Nov. 07, 2019

Information and event links for our 3 public events are below. Please see each event for FREE registration information. For information on The Day I Met Hitler, on Wednesday, 7PM, October 30, click here. For information about Pinchas Gutter’s talk on Sunday, 2PM, November 3, click here. For information about Sol Nayman’s talk on Thursday,…

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International Holocaust Remembrance Day Commemoration in Halifax – Jan. 27th, 2pm, Pier 21

Date: Sunday, January 27 Time: 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Location: Bronfman Theatre, Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21.  Who Will Write Our History – Director: Roberta Grossman, 2018, 94 minutes, USA, English, Polish, Yiddish, with English subtitles.  Registration required, free.   In commemoration of International Holocaust Remembrance Day the Atlantic Jewish Council, the Canadian Museum of Immigration, and the University…

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2019 Asper Human Rights and Holocaust Studies Program

2019 Asper Human Rights and Holocaust Studies Program We are presently making plans for the 2019 Asper Foundation Holocaust and Human Rights Studies Program. This program is for students in grades 8 and 9. All students are required to participate in 9 educational sessions (2 hours each, usually taught on Sunday mornings) and complete 10 hours of…

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Chronicle Herald Article About Pinchas Gutter’s Holocaust Testimony

This year’s Holocaust Education Week was a wonderful success. We thank everyone who attended and helped to make the week as meaningful and educational as it was.  Nicole Munroe from the Chronicle Herald reflected on Pinchas Gutter’s moving testimony. For those who were unable to attend the event, Munroe’s article provides an eloquent and informative summary…

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March of the Living 2020 – Registration Open

Registration is open for the 2020 March of the Living trip. The trip is tentatively scheduled for April 18–May 3, 2020, and is an incredible opportunity to visit Poland and Israel and to learn about the Holocaust during the 75th year after liberation. More information can be found at https://www.marchofthelivingcanada.org/

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The AJC’s 16th Annual Holocaust Education Week

Saint John: October 6, 2019Halifax: October 30 – November 7, 2019 PUBLIC OPENING EVENT: “The Day I Met Hitler” Film Screening W/ introduction and narration by the Filmmaker Oct. 30th | 7PM | Halifax Central Library, Paul O’Regan Hall Film screening with introduction and narration by the filmmaker Ronen Israelski. “The Day I Met Hitler” features…

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“Were The House Still Standing”: Film Presentation and Talk by Robert Katz – Oct. 6th, 2pm, Saint John Jewish Historical Museum

“Were The House Still Standing”: (WTHSS) Film presentation and talk by Robert Katz, filmmaker, artist and professor Saint John, NB: Sunday, October 6, 2PM Saint John Jewish Historical Museum Guest speaker: Dr. Robert Katz, Professor of Art, University of Maine, Augusta. Katz, co-creator of WTHSS, an exhibit commissioned as a permanent installation for the Holocaust…

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Holocaust Survivor Testimony from Sol Nayman – Nov. 7th, 7pm, Pier 21

Sol Nayman, Holocaust survivor Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, Rowe Hall | 1055 Marginal Road, Halifax| November 7 | 7PM Please reserve your free tickets to this event by clicking here. Sol Nayman was born in Stoczek Wegrowski, Poland on November 5, 1935. In September 1939, when the Nazis attacked the town, Sol…

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Holocaust Survivor Testimony from Pinchas Gutter – Nov. 3rd, 2 PM, Pier 21

Pinchas Gutter, Holocaust survivorSunday, November 3 | 2PM | Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, Rowe Hall | 1055 Marginal Road, Halifax Please reserve your free tickets to this event by clicking here. **This event is part of the AJC’s 2019 Holocaust Education Week** As ten-year-old Pinchas is deported from the Warsaw ghetto to…

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