The Holocaust Survivor Memoirs Program

Engage with Holocaust history through the incredible stories of survivors who built a new life in Canada.


Experience Re:Collection to explore, discover and collect rare interview footage of survivors, excerpts from their memoirs and archival photographs and artifacts. Curate thematic collections and gain a deeper understanding of the past through interactive timelines and maps.

Enter Re:Collection

Re:Collection is a place where you can meet remarkable people. This chance to connect with survivors and their eyewitness accounts leads to an empathic understanding of the human impact of the Holocaust.

Re:Collection highlights both the overlooked and the essential aspects of the Holocaust – from the lost world of pre-war Jewish life to the evolution and implementation of the genocide to the struggle of immigration and rebuilding in the aftermath.

Utilize interactive maps and timelines to see the larger historical and geographical context of the twentieth century’s most significant event.

Build and curate personalized collections of artifacts and media to highlight what is most important to you.