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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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EXHIBIT

Anne Frank - A History for Today

January 28 to May 30, 2014

OPEN ON SUNDAY, MAY 4TH, FROM 1-4 PM
Guided tour at 2 PM

Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre
50 - 950 West 41st Avenue, Vancouver

On her 13th birthday, Anne Frank receives a diary as a gift. Just weeks later her family enters into hiding in Amsterdam. For more than two years, Anne carefully records her thoughts, feelings, and observations in her now-iconic diary, one of the most widely read books in the world today. Through photos, narratives, and artefacts, Anne Frank – A History for Today illuminates the effect of National Socialism on one Jewish family, and explores the legacy of this history for all Canadians.

The program also features Out of the Archive: A Companion to Anne Frank — A History for Today, an artefact-based exhibit of child survivors who settled in Canada after the war.


Exhibit produced by The Anne Frank House. Supported by the Consulate of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Isaac & Sophie Waldman Endowment Fund, and Ralph Markin & Bob Markin, in honour of a dear friend, Leslie Spiro z"l.

 

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COMMEMORATION

Yom HaShoah Commemorative Evening

Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day is the day on which communities world-wide mark and remember the Holocaust and the loss of the six million Jews who were murdered and the millions of other victims, including Roma & Sinti, homosexuals, Jehovah’s Witnesses, the mentally and physically disabled and political dissidents.

Monday, April 28 • 7 PM

Wosk Auditorium

950 West 41st Avenue, Vancouver


All Holocaust survivors are invited to light a memorial candle. Survivors please call 604-264-0499 for more information.

A Unique Experience to Hear a Holocaust Eyewitness
Mariette Doduck, Holocaust Survivor

Program Includes:
Claire Klein Osipov, Vocalist
Eric Wilson, Cello
Cantor Yaacov Orzech


Yom HaShoah Media Release


Presented by the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre, the Jewish Federation of Greater Vancouver, and the Jewish Community Centre of Greater Vancouver. Artistic Producers Wendy Bross Stuart & Ron Stuart, WRS Productions.
With the support of The Gail Feldman Heller Endowment & the Sarah Rozenberg-Warm Memorial Endowment Funds of the VHEC and with the financial assistance of the Province of British Columbia.