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14th Annual Holocaust Education Week: November 1 – 8, 2017

Click here for poster Click here for brochure 2017 Holocaust Education Week Schedule: Wednesday, November 1 – Opening Program The Power of Memoir and Storytelling: What Can We Learn from the Trauma of the Past? Halifax Central Library, Paul O’Regan Hall 5440 Spring Garden Road, Halifax | 7:00 pm Introduced and facilitated by Dr. Dorota […]

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2017 Asper Human Rights and Holocaust Studies Program

We are presently making plans for the 2017 Asper Foundation Holocaust and Human Rights Studies Program. This program is for students in grades 8, 9 or 10. All students are required to participate in 9 educational sessions (2 hours each, usually taught on Sunday mornings) and complete 10 hours of independent community service. The curriculum for the educational component […]

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International Holocaust Remembrance Day 

International Holocaust Remembrance Day: Remembering Elie Wiesel and Yaffa Eliach Thursday, January 26, 6:30pm – Paul O’Regan Hall, Halifax Central Library, 5440 Spring Garden Road, Halifax.  Elie Wiesel, Nobel Peace Prize-winning author and Holocaust survivor, whose work for Holocaust remembrance continues to influence, passed away on July 2.  Dr. Yaffa Eliach prominent and pioneering scholar of the Holocaust […]


Holocaust Education Week: November 1 – 8, 2016.

13th Annual Holocaust Education Week: November 1 – 8 2016| Please note time change for Tuesday, November 1st program, the new time is 7:00PM| 2016 Holocaust Education Week Schedule: Click for the Holocaust Education Week Brochure Tuesday, November 1 Slavery, the New Jim Crow, and Genocide Guest speaker: Dr. Lissa Skitolsky Dr. Dorota Glowacka invites you […]


Holocaust Education Week 2015

November 1 – 9 2015. Halifax, NS. 2015 Holocaust Education Week Schedule: Sunday, November 1st. Speaker: Nate Leipciger, Holocaust survivor. Halifax Central Library, Paul O’Regan Hall, 5440 Spring Garden Road, Halifax | 2:00 pm. Audience members will receive a complimentary copy of the memoirs of Nate Leipciger, The Weight of Freedom, from The Azrieli Foundation. […]

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11th Annual 2014 Holocaust Education Week – Nov. 2nd – 8th.

11th Annual Holocaust Education Week, November 2nd – 8th, 2014. Complete HEW Brochure available here. SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 2 Eliminating Diversity: A Multi-Sensory Exploration of the Communities Affected by the Holocaust. McCain Building, Dalhousie University | 7:00 PM | Free Hosted by Hillel of Atlantic Canada.   MONDAY, NOVEMBER 3 Multiple Narratives, Not All of Them True: Understanding […]


2014 / 5774 Holocaust Memorial / Yom HaShoah Services in Atlantic Canada

Holocaust Memorial Day / Yom HaShoah 2014 / 5774 programs in Nova Scotia: Halifax, NS. Monday, April 28th, 2014, 7:30PM. McNally Theatre Auditorium, Saint Mary’s University, 923 Robie St, Halifax, NS. Special guest: Helena Jockel, Holocaust survivor. Special presentation: Azrieli Foundation. Special presentation: Two Planks and a Passion Theatre, 937: Voyage of the St. Louis. […]

International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2014

Sunday, January 26th at 3pm KTS Room, New Academic Building, 2nd Floor, University of King’s College,6350 Coburg Road. Film: The House on August Street, Ayelet Bargur, director (2007, Hebrew and German with English subtitles, 63 minutes). “This valuable historical document tells with great expertise and effectiveness the moving story of the children of Beit Ahavah in Berlin and the way […]

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Halifax’s 10th Annual Holocaust Education Week

10th Annual Holocaust Education Week To view our entire promotional booklet please click here HEW Booklet 2013 Opening Program: Sunday, October 27th: 2:00PM  My Personal Testimony: Michael Kutz, Holocaust survivor | Special guest speaker: Dr. Mario Silva, 2013 Chair, International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance | MaritimeMuseum of the Atlantic, 1675 Lower Water Street   Sunday, October 27th: […]

Saint John Jewish Historical Museum Fundraiser

On Friday, October 11th, the Saint John Jewish Historical Museum will be hosting a fundraiser, featuring guest speaker Sir Andrew Burns, the first UK Envoy for post-Holocaust Issues. The luncheon will begin at 11:30. Tickets are $100 each (with a $65 charitable tax receipt), and are available for purchase online (at or by phone […]