“Our commitment must be to remember the victims who perished, respect the survivors still with us, and reaffirm humanity's common aspiration for mutual understanding and justice.”
-- Declaration of the Stockholm International Forum on the Holocaust
The conference “Judaism and Education: Institutions, Curriculum, and Innovative Practices” will take place in Montreal, Canada from 2-4 October 2013.
As part of the educational activities of the Neuberger Holocaust Education Centre, twenty Canadian educators will take part in an intensive study tour to Vienna and Poland from 2-12 July 2013.
In the presence of over 1000 members of the Jewish Women's Network, on March 21 Canadian Ambassador Gwyneth Kutz joined the Israeli Ambassador in Argentina at AMIJAI Synagogue to announce a full-year programme in partnership with Delegation of Jewish Community Institutions (DAIA) to mark Canada's accession to the chairmanship of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance.
Canada Post’s 2013 Stamp Program recognized Raoul Wallenberg, Canada’s first honorary citizen, with a commemorative stamp released on 17 January.
On 23 April, Canada’s Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney joined Holocaust survivors from across the country at the National Holocaust Remembrance Day Ceremony in Ottawa to light candles in memory of the victims of the Holocaust.
Carleton University’s Zelikovitz Centre for Jewish Studies is hosting “If Not Now When? Responsibility and Memory After the Holocaust,” a public conference in recognition of Canada’s assumption of the Chair of the IHRA.
The new website “Canada and the Holocaust” by the Government of Canada is now online.
Teachers who demonstrate excellence in Holocaust education are now eligible to win a $5,000 award for their school, Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney announced on 27 January.
Organized by the Chancellor Rose and Ray Wolfe Chair of Holocaust Studies and the Centre for Jewish Studies at the University of Toronto, and the Government of Canada, this international academic conference will showcase and consider new Holocaust-related research by new scholars in the field.