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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.

A Tapestry of Survival

Leslie (right) with his brother Louis (Lali), holding their nephew, Adamka. Budapest, 1944. The War One day I went to visit a frie...

Lovers in a Dangerous Time

From Anka Voticky’s Knocking on Every Door Arnold and Anka with baby Milan, 1934. To my husband, Arnold. They say memories are go...

Introduce your students to the Human Experience of Auschwitz on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

This human-centred learning helps students approach the history of the Holocaust in the most effective way. Personal accounts, whe...

Remembering Kristallnacht, Eighty Years Later

Remembering Kristallnacht through the Stories of Survivors Our authors testify to the rising persecutions that preceded Kristalln...

Preview: Flights of Spirit

Children working in an ORT carpentry workshop in the Kovno ghetto. Elly Gotz is in the centre. Syringes on a Tray The most dramati...

Dispatches from Winnipeg

Friday, April 27 Our team’s first stop was for a school presentation. With 120 middle and high school students in attendance, Le...