“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 Canadian High Commission in Singapore hosted an International Holocaust Remembrance Day event on 21 February.
Over 100 people attended the event, which was co-sponsored by the Embassy of Israel. Canadian High Commissioner Heather Grant and Israeli Ambassador Yael Rubinstein both delivered remarks. Dr. Joel Zisenwine, director of the research project “The Deportations of Jews” at Yad Vashem, also spoke about the importance of Holocaust education.