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.

For complete brochure click here .

Monday, November 2
2015 Paul Wattson Lecture
Keynote speaker: Rabbi Claudio Kaiser-Blueth
Beth Israel Synagogue, 1480 Oxford Street,
Lower Level, Coburg Road Entrance | 7:00 pm
“And God Tested Abraham and… They Walked
Together” The Parting of the Ways and the
Reconciliation Between the Church and
the Synagogue.

Monday, November 2
Évènement en français
Speaker: Marguerite Elias Quddus
Alliance Française | 5509 Young Street, Halifax
7:00 pm

Tuesday, November 3
Film: Nicky’s Family
Bronfman Theatre | Canadian Museum of
Immigration at Pier 21 | 1055 Marginal Road,
Halifax | 7:00 pm

Wednesday, November 4
Film: Life? Or Theatre?
(The art of Charlotte Salomon)
Discussion Facilitator: Dr. Dorota Glowacka,
Contemporary Studies Programme,
University of King’s College
Halifax Central Library, Paul O’Regan Hall
5440 Spring Garden Road, Halifax | 6:30 pm

Sunday, November 8
In Remembrance of the
77th Anniversary of Kristallnacht
Keynote Speaker: Sidney Zoltak,
Holocaust survivor | Musical Performance:
Janice Jackson, new music soprano, Vocalypse
Productions | Musical Video: Lullaby
presented by Andrew David Terris, artist/
videographer, ARTS NOVA Productions
Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21
1055 Marginal Road, Halifax | 2:00 pm

Monday, November 2
Student Program:
Speaker: Nate Leipciger, Holocaust survivor
Advanced registration required
School groups can book in advanced by
contacting Edna LeVine, Director of Community
Engagement, Atlantic Jewish Council
elevine@theajc.ns.ca
All students attending will receive a
complimentary copy of Nate Leipciger’s book,
Weight of Freedom, from the Azrieli Foundation

Monday, November 9
Student Program:
Speaker: Sidney Zoltak, Holocaust survivor
Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21
1055 Marginal Road, Halifax
Advanced registration required
School groups can book in advanced by
contacting Rebecca MacKenzie-Hopkins,
Public Programs Manager, Canadian Museum
of Immigration at Pier 21
rmackenzie-hopkins@pier21.ca
In partnership with The Canadian Museum
of Immigration at Pier 21.

2015 Sponsors and Partners:

The Azrieli Foundation

The Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21

Halifax Central Library

University of King’s College

Alliance Francaise

Menemsha Films

Prince Andrew High School

 

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