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Tasting History: How One Grade 12 Class Explores History Through Cholent and More

When we heard about how the Grade 12 World History course at Don Mills Collegiate Institute in Toronto used our memoirs to explore Jewish history through food and stories of survival...

Professional Development: Navigating the New Curriculum

With the rollout of the new Grade 6 curriculum’s inclusion of Holocaust education, school boards and teachers across Ontario have been searching for guidance from local organizations to help them navigate the complex subject matter.

Teaching About the Holocaust in Grade 6 Classrooms

We know finding accurate, age-appropriate resources can be a challenge, and now with the new Ontario curriculum, it’s one that many Grade 6 educators are facing. If you’re unsure where to look for support, look no further!

Marking 18 years of the Azrieli Foundation's Holocaust Survivor Memoirs Program

Holocaust survivors from across Canada gathered on June 4 to celebrate the 18th anniversary of the Azrieli Foundation's Holocaust Survivor Memoirs Program.

The Azrieli Foundation launches Education Disrupted

The Azrieli Foundation’s Holocaust Survivor Memoirs Program today released Education Disrupted, a free digital exhibit centred on the role of education in the lives of those who survived the Holocaust as children and youth.

Jewish Day School Fellowship in Holocaust Education and Commemoration

The Azrieli Foundation’s Holocaust Survivor Memoirs Program and Facing History and Ourselves Canada are proud to announce the launch of the Jewish Day School (JDS) Fellowship in Holocaust Education and Commemoration.

Remembering Sonia Caplan

Today, January 27th, is UN International Holocaust Remembrance Day – a day to honour survivors and victims of the Holocaust and share their stories, which we do today and every day. We hope you’ll take some time today to read survivor stories like Caplan’s, who was released from an internment camp just over 77 years today, and learn about the Holocaust.