1:30 – 2:30 PM Dr. Helga Thorson, Chair of Germanic and Slavic Studies at the University of Victoria, and student Julianna Nielsen, present on the special Holocaust Studies program, the 2018 I-Witness: Holocaust Field School.
2:30 – 3:30 PM
David Ehrlich, a survivor of Auschwitz concentration camp, shares his eyewitness testimony of the Holocaust with the audience.
1:30 – 2:30 PM
Docent-led tour of current exhibitions.
2:30 – 3:30 PM Jannushka Jakoubovitch, child survivor and VHEC Holocaust Survivor Speaker talks about her experience during the Holocaust and her photograph that is currently on display as part of the exhibition In Focus: The Holocaust Through The VHEC Collection.
Yom Hashoah | Vancouver
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Details Coming Soon
Features a Holocaust survivor and a musical program. Presented in partnership with the Jewish Community Centre of Greater Vancouver.
Holocaust survivors are recognized by the Government of British Columbia at the BC Legislature. It is organized in partnership with CIJA and the Victoria Holocaust Remembrance & Education Society.
A chartered bus, with priority seating for Holocaust survivors, will depart early Thursday morning and return Thursday evening. For more information, please call the VHEC at 604.264.0499.
The VHEC Annual General Meeting
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 | 7:00pm
The Kron Sigal Award for Excellence in Holocaust Education and the VHEC’s Life Fellow Award will be presented.
High Holidays Cemetery Service
Sunday, October 6, 2019
Held annually at the Holocaust Memorial at the Schara Tzedeck Cemetery on the Sunday between the High Holidays. The program features a guest speaker and affords participants the opportunity to mourn those who perished during the Holocaust at this symbolic grave site.