The Atlantic Jewish Council

Holocaust Education

Holocaust Education Week 2012

The Atlantic Jewish Council is pleased to present the following programs for Holocaust Education Week Free admission to all events *Please help spread the word about these programs* Monday, October 29th 11:30AM – 1:30PM, Philip Riteman Co-hosted with NSCC Akerley Campus Location: NSCC Akerley Campus, 21 Woodlawn Road, Dartmouth Philip Riteman, Holocaust survivor, describes the…

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Holocaust Education: Recommended Films

Anne Frank: Just a Diary. 28 min. This film has won prestigious awards in both Europe and North America because it brings Anne Frank and her wartime experiences to life in a unique and detailed manner. A 17 year old actress who is playing the role of Anne on stage researches the details of Anne’s…

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Holocaust Education For Teachers

Facing History and Ourselves International Holocaust Remembrance Day B’nai Brith Canada U of Minnesota: Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies Teaching about the Holocaust A Teacher’s Guide to the Holocaust Holocaust Links Simon Wiesenthal Center Yad Vashem (Israel)  

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Holocaust Related Web Sites

Azrieli Foundation Simon Wiesenthal Center Yad Vashem Holocaust Education Foundation Women and the Holocaust Holocaust Education through Art The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Origin of The Paperclip Campaign Museum of Tolerance Online Learning Center Getting Involved: Cape Breton teachers go to Israel to learn how to teach the Holocaust in schools Philip Riteman Interview…

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Classroom Resources

School Visits: Throughout the Atlantic Provinces there are many gifted speakers who are able to speak on matters related to the Holocaust. These include Holocaust survivors, teachers, professors, and young students who have been to Poland on March of the Living. To book a speaker in your area, please contact Edna LeVine (send an e-mail). Films: The…

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Azrieli Foundation

The Holocaust Survivor Memoirs Program was established by the Azrieli Foundation in 2005 to collect, preserve and share the memoirs and diaries written by survivors of the twentieth-century Nazi genocide of the Jews of Europe who later made their way to Canada. The program is guided by the conviction that each survivor of the Holocaust…

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Holocaust Education Week 2011

Holocaust Education Week has existed in Halifax since November 2004. It consists of a week-long series of educational events relating to the Holocaust, coinciding with Dignity Day, the community-wide Kristallnacht Memorial (Nov.9). The events of the week are geared towards university students, school-aged children, and members of the community at large. Events in the past…

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Yom Hashoah

Each year on Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day), communities throughout Atlantic Canada commemorate this day. For more information about the ceremony in your area, please contact either one of the Committee Heads listed below or Edna LeVine (send an e-mail), program coordinator for Atlantic Canada at (902) 422-7491 ext. 226. Halifax, NS: Edna LeVine (send an e-mail)…

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Asper Foundation Holocaust and Human Rights Studies Program

For Grade 9 Students The program’s mission is to promote the education of Canada’s youth in the history of the Holocaust and human rights in order to disseminate knowledge, raise the moral and spiritual questions of these events in human history, and generate change for the benefit of society. The Asper Foundation is working towards…

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