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Sarah and Chaim Neuberger Holocaust Education Centre

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Through its museum and programs, the Sarah and Chaim Neuberger Holocaust Education Centre generates knowledge and understanding about the Holocaust and serves as a forum for dialogue about civil society for present and future generations.

The Sarah and Chaim Neuberger Holocaust Education Centre was officially opened on September 22, 1985 as the Holocaust Centre of Toronto and grew out of the commemorative activities of the Holocaust Remembrance Committee of the Toronto Jewish Congress, a forerunner to the present UJA Federation of Greater Toronto (UJA Federation). The Centre is an entity of UJA Federation and receives an annual allocation from the Federation. We are also supported through contributions from individuals, corporations, government and public and private foundations.

The Centre comprises about 2200 square feet, of which about 1600 square feet includes a museum and small film theatre/auditorium, accommodating 50 persons. An additional 600 square feet houses the Centre’s offices and meeting space. The Centre also includes the Frank and Anita Ekstein Holocaust Resource Collection which occupies about 750 square feet and a classroom accommodating 50 persons for the New Dimensions in Testimony exhibit, both located in the library across the hall from the Centre.

Address: 4600 Bathurst St, North York, ON M2R 3V2
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May 2, 2021

Please join us to celebrate the launch of the Azrieli Foundation’s recent publication, At Great Risk: Memoirs of Rescue during the Holocaust.

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April 8, 2021

As a nation, we will once again come together virtually, to honour the victims of the Shoah and pay tribute to Canada’s diverse community of Holocaust survivors.

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March 5, 2021

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Dr. May Cohen and her husband, Dr. Gerry Cohen, ran a successful medical practice for twenty years in the heart of Toronto’s Bathurst Manor community.

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March 5, 2021

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With unprecedented, exclusive access, White Noise tracks the rise of far-right nationalism and the terrifying heart of the movement.

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March 7, 2021

Join the Neuberger, the Canadian Anti-Hate Network, and director Daniel Lombroso for a conversation connected to the Canadian Premier of White Noise.

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February 9, 2021

Toronto’s leading Holocaust educators come together for the first time to discuss how rooting their work in the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance recommendations provides meaningful learning opportunities for all students.

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January 17, 2021

Join the Neuberger on January 17, to mark Raoul Wallenberg Day with a special program exploring the legacies and memory of rescue during the Holocaust and today.

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January 27, 2021

Join Auschwitz historian Professor Robert Jan Van Pelt as we explore the unique circumstances that produced film reel that would help shape public memory for decades.

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December 14, 2020

While we cannot all be together in person for this year’s event, its mission is the same: listen to survivor testimony and carry it forward so we never forget.

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November 29, 2020

Drawing on lessons learned from the Holocaust around the dangers of being a bystander, the symposium will explore how online activism can be key to enhancing our social activism.

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November 16, 2020

An intergenerational conversation with Holocaust survivor, Faigie Libman, and her granddaughter, Rachel Libman, in honour of Holocaust Education Week 2020.

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December 17, 2020

Daniel Panneton will present and answer questions on the connections between the rise of meme culture and their usage in spreading antisemitism and Holocaust denial, particularly during the COVID-19 era.

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December 3, 2020

Join the Neuberger as we consider the images that have forced retroactive reckonings with the past in Germany and Rome, how the loss of the last witnesses and survivors may influence this unfolding process.

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November 19, 2020

George Takei will discuss his own experiences being interned by the American government as a child, and his subsequent efforts to commemorate the historical wrong.

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November 5, 2020

The Sarah & Chaim Neuberger Holocaust Education Centre is proud to present Necessary Images, a 12-installment film and talkback series.

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November 9, 2020

HEW’s closing program will feature Holocaust survivor Pinchas Gutter’s personal reflections on the impact of Holocaust education and remembrance and will also include a special tribute marking the 82nd anniversary of Kristallnacht.

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November 2, 2020

What have we learnt from the Holocaust as a society that can better inform our future and point us towards a more just, equitable, and peaceful world?

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November 1, 2020

A discussion between Elin Beaumont and Chana Broder about surviving the Holocaust as a young child, and the intergenerational transmission of memory.

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November 23, 2020

Historian David Nasaw discusses his new book, The Last Million: Europe’s Displaced Persons from World War to Cold War.

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November 2, 2020

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September 14, 2020

A live discussion between Judy Cohen and Elin Beaumont on women’s experiences during the Holocaust, the process of memoir writing at age 90 and the challenges Judy faced as an immigrant in a new country. 

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