Blog

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!

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.

Reflections on Teaching the Holocaust

In this blog post, the Holocaust Survivor Memoirs Program manager of education initiatives, Marc-Olivier Cloutier, asks Stephanie Kessler, an English and history teacher at Collège Reine-Marie in Montreal, about her experiences teaching the Holocaust. Kessler brings Holocaust education into the curriculum year after year, using many of the Holocaust Survivor Memoirs Program resources.