Annual Reports & Publications

Zachor Magazine

The VHEC produces a highly regarded, professionally designed magazine, Zachor (Remember), two times a year. This publication communicates with VHEC members and the wider public about the Centre’s programs, events and current issues related to human rights, social justice and Holocaust education.

The Fall 2020 issue of Zachor  features articles about teaching and learning during a pandemic, museums as agents of social change, poetry, collection updates and more.

VHCS Newsletters

The Vancouver Holocaust Centre Society (VHCS) produced a newsletter from 1989 to 1994 to provide information about the society’s activities and local, national and international events of interest to its members.

Wosk Publishing Program

A generous donation from Morris z’l & Yosef Wosk in 1999 allowed the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre to establish the Wosk Publishing Program at the VHEC. The program’s first juried competition took place in 1999 and attracted a number of manuscripts. The jury selected local survivor Michel Mielnicki’s manuscript Bialystok to Birkenau: The Holocaust Journey of Michael Mielnicki (as told to John Munro). This book, with an introduction by Sir Martin Gilbert, was co-published with Ronsdale Press, in the fall of 2000.  

Broken Threads: The Destruction of the Jewish Fashion Industry in Germany and Austria

Edited by Roberta S. Kremer, co-published by Berg Publishing in 2007.

A Long Labour: A Dutch Mother’s Holocaust Memoir

By Rhodea Shandler.  This memoir by a Vancouver survivor was co-published by Ronsdale Press in 2007.

No Time to Mourn: The True Story of a Jewish Partisan Fighter

By Leon Kahn. A memoir by a Vancouver survivor, co-published by Ronsdale Press in 2004.

Bialystock to Birkenau: The Holocaust Journey of Michel Mielnicki

As told to John Munro.  This memoir by a Vancouver survivor, with an introduction by Sir Martin Gilbert, was co-published by Ronsdale Press in 2000.