Jewish Continuity

Today’s Jewish youth are tomorrow’s Jewish leaders. UJA is strengthening Jewish identity by helping them connect to our community in ways that are meaningful to them. We are committed to securing the future of our Jewish community by encouraging our youth to celebrate and engage in Jewish life and Jewish experiences through a love of […]


Partnership2GETHER Atlantic Canada

Building a Stronger Israel Over the last 12 years, through our involvement in Partnership2GETHER (formerly, Partnership 2000-P2K) as a partner in the Coast to Coast Communities, Atlantic Canada has given much to the Galilee panhandle. Total gifts exceed $250,000. Atlantic Canadian Partnership projects range from building bomb shelters to financing English learning centres and other […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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) […]

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 […]