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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

HIGH HOLIDAYS CEMETERY SERVICE

Sunday, September 16, 2018 | 11 AM


Schara Tzedeck Cemetery
2345 Marine Drive, New Westminster

Everyone Welcome

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Claire Sicherman

Honour & Remember: Breaking the Silence in the Third Generation


Presented by the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre, Schara Tzedeck Congregation and Jewish War Veterans



EXHIBITION

IN FOCUS: THE HOLOCAUST THROUGH THE VHEC COLLECTION

JUNE 2018 – 2019
MONDAY TO THURSDAY • 9-5 | FRIDAY • 9-4

VANCOUVER HOLOCAUST EDUCATION CENTRE
50–950 West 41ST Avenue, Vancouver

The Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre is proud to re-open its recently renovated space with the new exhibition In Focus: The Holocaust through the VHEC Collection.

The first exhibition to utilize the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre’s new museum-grade display cases, In Focus highlights the depth and breadth of our collection and educates about the Shoah and its enduring lessons.

This exhibition showcases artefacts entrusted to us by Holocaust survivors and their families.


With thanks to the following supporters: The Province of British Columbia through the British Columbia | Canada 150: Celebrating B.C. Communities and their Contributions to Canada grant program. Leon Judah Blackmore Foundation, London Drugs, Coast Hotels, Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Vancouver, Dr. Robert & Marilyn Krell, Leon(z’l) & Evelyn Kahn and Family, Isaac & Judy Thau, Jody & Harvey Dales, Birgit Westergaard & Norman Gladstone, The Ben & Esther Dayson Charitable Foundation, Rabbi Yosef Wosk, Bob Markin & Ralph Markin, and The Lohn Foundation.


FACES OF SURVIVAL: PHOTOGRAPHS BY MARISSA ROTH

JUNE 2018 – 2019
MONDAY TO THURSDAY • 9-5 | FRIDAY • 9-4

VANCOUVER HOLOCAUST EDUCATION CENTRE
50–950 West 41ST Avenue, Vancouver


The Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre is proud to re-open its recently renovated space with the new exhibition In Focus: The Holocaust through the VHEC Collection.

The first exhibition to utilize the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre’s new museum-grade display cases, In Focus highlights the depth and breadth of our collection and educates about the Shoah and its enduring lessons.

This exhibition showcases artefacts entrusted to us by Holocaust survivors and their families.

Supported by the Diamond Foundation



SUNDAY OPENINGS AND PROGRAMS

The VHEC will now be open on select Sundays, from 1-4 PM. The Sunday programs will include docent-led tours and guest speakers. Please see the list below of dates and details.

Everyone welcome.

OCTOBER 21, 2018 • 1 - 4 PM

  • 1:30 - 2:30 PM: Docent-led tour through the exhibitions In Focus: The Holocaust Through the VHEC Collection and Faces of Survival: Photographs by Marissa Roth

  • 2:30 - 3:30 PM: Alex Buckman, child survivor and artefact donor, speaks about his artefacts that are currently on display in In Focus
NOVEMBER 18, 2018 • 1 - 4 PM
  • 1:30 - 2:30 PM: Docent-led tour through the exhibitions In Focus: The Holocaust Through the VHEC Collection and Faces of Survival: Photographs by Marissa Roth

  • 2:30 - 3:30 PM: Lillian Boraks-Nemetz, child survivor and award-winning author, speaks about her book Mouth of Truth (2017) in context of the exhibition Faces of Survival: Photographs by Marissa Roth
DECEMBER 9, 2018 • 1 - 4 PM
  • 1:30 - 2:30 PM: Docent-led tour through the exhibitions In Focus: The Holocaust Through the VHEC Collection and Faces of Survival: Photographs by Marissa Roth

  • 2:30 - 3:30 PM: Child survivor Amalia Boe Fishman speaks about her artefacts currently on display in In Focus
JANUARY 27, 2019 • 1 - 4 PM
  • 1:30 -3:00 PM: International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Richard Lowy introduces his father, Holocaust survivor of Dr. Mengele’s experiments, Leo Lowy z”l, followed by a film screening of Lowy’s film Leo’s Journey (duration 46min)