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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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Upcoming

The 16th Annual Dinner of Miracles

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.

Archived

Legacy Symposium for Young Professionals

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.

Archived

In Conversation with Holocaust Survivor Faigie Libman

November 16, 2020

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

Upcoming

Soros’ Puppets: Antisemitism and COVID-19, featuring Daniel Panneton

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.

Upcoming

Vergangenheitsbewältigung: Confronting the Past, featuring Suzanne Brown-Fleming

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.

Archived

A Good War? Japanese Internment in North America, featuring George Takei

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.

Archived

Necessary Images Launch with critic Adam Nayman

November 5, 2020

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

Archived

Closing Night: The Power to Transform – It’s Up to Us

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.

Archived

Opening Night: Social Justice, Inequality and the Struggle Towards “Never Again”

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?

Archived

Book launch of Daring to Hope with Chana Broder

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.

Archived

Displaced Jews at the end of the Second World War

November 23, 2020

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

Archived

Holocaust Education Week 2020

November 2, 2020

-November 9, 2020

Join the Neuberger by supporting HEW 2020. Together, we can learn from the past to create a better future.

Archived

Book Launch of A Cry in Unison by Judy Weissenberg Cohen

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. 

Archived

Healing Through Laughter- Israel’s Medical Clowning Program

July 30, 2020

Medical clowning provides stress relief and a more positive hospital experience for patients, families, and healthcare workers.

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