School Programs

As Western Canada’s leader in Holocaust
education, we engage some 25,000 students
and teachers annually in programs that
advance learning about the Holocaust
and its relevance for today.

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of people standing up against
antisemitism, racism and injustice.

Upcoming Events

High Holidays Cemetery Service

Sunday, September 24, 11 AM
Chapel at the Schara Tzedeck Cemetery
Hesped by Rabbi Berger
Keynote Descendant Speaker: Jessica Lithwick

“Walter Schreiber (1926-1945): The Story of a German Boy Caught Between Propaganda and Resistance” an illustrated lecture by Professor Chris Friedrichs

Sunday, October 15, 6:30 PM
Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre
Join for a tour of VHEC’s exhibition Age of Influence prior to the lecture at 7pm.

Kristallnacht Commemoration

Thursday, November 9, 7 PM
Congregation Beth Israel
Contextual historical remarks by Professor Chris Friedrichs
Keynote Speaker: Janus Møller Jensen, Director, The Danish Jewish Museum

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