Articles by Sheila Hurtig Robertson
May 31, 2017
Learn about the Ottawa Holocaust Survivors’ Testimonies Project, which features interviews of ten local survivors. The survivors’ experiences include ghettos in Hungary, Nazi slave labour camps in Germany and death camps in Poland, hiding in non-Jewish homes in Holland and France and in a dugout in Ukraine, and surviving as refugees in Romania and Shanghai.
Each November, through Holocaust Educational Month, CHES offers diverse educational programs that play a significant role in reaching the public education systems, engages the general public about the continuing need to fight anti-Semitism and racism, and inspires students to participate in critical thinking and self-reflection During Holocaust Education Month in 2016, CHES sponsored a 2nd Generation Symposium in partnership with CIJA, Library and Archives Canada, the Canadian Jewish Holocaust Survivors and Descendants, the U.S