Annual Reports & Publications

Zachor Magazine

The VHEC produces a highly regarded, professionally designed magazine, Zachor (Remember), three 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.

Current Issue

The Spring 2019 issue of Zachor features an articles about Yom HaShoah, the renewed VHEC Library, a look at upcoming events and thoughts from VHEC docents.

Past Issues

2019
Issue 1: January
Issue 2: April

2018
Issue 1: May
Issue 2: September

2017
Issue 1: January
Issue 2: May
Issue 3: October

2016
Issue 1: March
Issue 2: September

2015
Issue 1: January
Issue 2: May
Issue 3: October

2014
Issue 1: January
Issue 2: April
Issue 3: October

2013
Issue 1: January
Issue 2: March 
Issue 3: October 

2012
Issue 1: January
Issue 2: May (Special edition: “Enemy Aliens” issue)
Issue 3: October

2011
Issue 1: January
Issue 2: March
Issue 3: October

2010
Issue 1: January
Issue 2: March
Issue 3: July
Issue 4: October

2009
Issue 1: January
Issue 2: March 
Issue 3: July 
Issue 4: October 

2008
Issue 1: January
Issue 2: April 
Issue 3: July
Issue 4: October

2007
Issue 1: January 
Issue 2: April
Issue 3: August 
Issue 4: October

2006
Issue 1: January
Issue 2: April 
Issue 3: September
Issue 4: November

2005
Issue 1: January
Issue 2: April
Issue 3: August
Issue 4: October 

2004 
Issue 1: January
Issue 2: April
Issue 3: June
Issue 4: October

2003
Issue 1: January
Issue 2: April
Issue 3: August
Issue 4: October

2002
Issue 1: January
Issue 2: April
Issue 3: June
Issue 4: October

2001
Issue 1: January
Issue 2: April
Issue 3: July
Issue 4: October

2000
Issue 1: January
Issue 2: April
Issue 3: July
Issue 4: October

1999
Issue 1: January
Issue 2: April
Issue 3: July
Issue 4: October

1998
Issue 1: January
Issue 2: April
Issue 3: August
Issue 4: October

1997
Issue 1: January
Issue 2: April
Issue 3: September
Issue 4: November

1996
Issue 1: January
Issue 2: March
Issue 3: August
Issue 4: October

1995
Issue 1: February
Issue 2: April
Issue 3: September
Issue 4: October

1994
Issue 1: May
Issue 2: August
Issue 3: November

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.