Remembering Kristallnacht, Eighty Years Later
Between November 9 and 10, 1938, a series of pogroms – violent attacks on a distinct ethnic group – were perpetrated in Greater Germany. Better known as Kristallnacht (the night of broken glass), in reference to the shattering of the broken shop windows during the attacks, these antisemitic acts of violence were instigated by Nazi leaders.
Preview: Flights of Spirit
Read an excerpt of Elly Gotz's memoir, Flights of Spirit, coming this Fall!
Dispatches from Winnipeg
Recently our memoirs program’s in-house education team travelled from Toronto to Winnipeg...
Remembrance Is the Secret to Redemption, and Other Lessons Learned at SXSW 2018
The Last Survivors: Memories of the Holocaust, took place at midday on Tuesday, March 12, at the Austin Convention Centre. Unlike the majority of the other presentations, which were largely theoretical and abstract in nature, this presentation included the man who was in many ways the topic of the panel itself – Pinchas Gutter, Holocaust survivor, author and educator.
Teacher Resources / Holocaust Education
Hidden Children, Identity and the Holocaust: Surviving in the Margin of the Catastrophe
Based on research into curricular needs across Canada and drawing on both critical and historical thinking resources that were developed by leading Canadian educators, we designed a six-lesson Education Program on the topic of hidden children, identity and the Holocaust.
From Fragment to Whole
By sharing a story, you can save the memory of a person, and in keeping a memory alive you prevent a ‘second death’ — the death that comes when a person, or event, is forgotten.