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50 - 950 West 41st Ave,
Vancouver BC, V5Z 2N7 Canada

P: 604.264.0499
F: 604.264.0497
E: info@vhec.org


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COMMEMORATION

YOM HASHOAH

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 • 7 PM

Wosk Auditorium, Jewish Community Centre

950 West 41st Avenue, Vancouver


PROGRAM FEATURING:

Dr. Robert Krell
Holocaust Survivor

with

Eric Wilson, Cellist
Advah Soudack, Voice
Cantor Yaacov Orzech & Kol Simcha Singers

Holocaust survivors are invited to participate in candle lighting.


Presented by the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre. This program is funded through our community’s generous contributions to Federation Annual Campaign and by the Province of British Columbia. Supported by The Gail Feldman Heller Endowment & the Sarah Rozenberg-Warm Memorial Endowment Funds of the VHEC.
Artistic Producers Wendy Bross Stuart & Ron Stuart WRS Productions.

 

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VHEC MEMBERSHIP

Please renew your Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre
MEMBERSHIP or activate a new membership TODAY.


Your gift is critical in helping us to continue to educate adults and students alike about their own response to promote human rights, social justice and genocide awareness.

With your help, we will inspire future generations to reflect on the fundamental issues raised by the Holocaust and other genocides.

Individual: $36 Minimum Gift, Family: $118 Minimum Gift, or Other Gift Amount

Please donate now to the VHEC’s annual membership campaign.

Call the VHEC at 604.264.0499 or donate online now

For those of you who have already contributed,
we thank you for your participation and generosity.


 

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EDUCATION


THE VHEC COMES TO YOUR CLASSROOM!

Due to ongoing renovations, the Centre is offering classroom-based workshops facilitated by VHEC docents.

  • Consists of a short film, Pigeon, that focuses on rescue and decision making during the Holocaust, followed by an interactive presentation by the docent.

  • Recommended for students in grades 6 to 12 and classes of up to 30 students

  • Approximately 60 minutes long for Secondary School classes and 45 minutes long for Elementary School classes

  • Can be tailored for post-secondary groups, student teachers and other groups

  • Suggested Cost: $65 per class of 30 students
BOOK A WORKSHOP TODAY



PIGEON TEACHER'S GUIDE
TO COMPLEMENT THE CLASSROOM WORKSHOP
  • Includes pre-workshop and post-workshop student activities, discussion questions, student readings, primary documents, a glossary and recommended resources

  • Informed by core competencies of the new B. C. curriculum

  • Free of charge to teachers
Download the Teacher's Guide
 

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Executive Director Nina Krieger with photographer Marissa Roth

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King David High School students Milena Markovitch and Jacqueline Belzberg

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Event Co-chairs from Left: Carla van Messel, Shoshana Lewis and Helen Heacock Rivers


GALA EVENT

LOOKING BACK ... MOVING FORWARD
Expanding the Reach of Holocaust Education

THANK YOU FOR JOINING THE VANCOUVER HOLOCAUST EDUCATION CENTRE'S SPECIAL EVENING AT THE PERMANENT

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Thank you for joining the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre's special evening at The Permanent. We were so pleased that Marissa Roth could join us to discuss her powerful photography project, The Faces of Survival. Our local Holocaust survivors have been extraordinary ambassadors of memory, hope, courage and teaching and the photos taken by Marissa will serve as our inaugural exhibition in our renewed space, opening in 2018.

King David High School students Milena Markovitch and Jacqueline Belzberg wowed us with their understanding and reflections. Their leadership involvement in guiding fellow students through the VHEC exhibition, In Defiance: Jewish Resistance During the Holocaust, was impressive and I think you will agree, gives us hope for the future.

We would also like to extend a special thank you to our event sponsors — ZLC, The Permanent & Peche Mignon — for their contribution to the evening's success.

Your interest and support are very much appreciated.

Please consider pledging a gift to the VHEC if you have not already done so this year.

Your contributions are critical to our ongoing success.

Donate safely online now


 


ARCHIVES: IMPORTANT NOTICE

Please be advised the VHEC Archives will be closed to research requests until March 31st, 2018 as our staff work to facilitate better access to the Centre's collections.

Thank you for your understanding and our apologies for any inconvenience.