Events & Programs

 

 

Due to COVID-19, the following events will take place as a Zoom webinar. Pre-registration is required.

COMMUNITY-WIDE KRISTALLNACHT VIRTUAL COMMEMORATION

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 9 AT 7 PM

The Jewish Heritage Centre of Western Canada is pleased to present a virtual commemoration of Kristallnacht on November 9 2020.  Keynote speaker is Dr. Ralph Stern: Stolpersteine: Disrupting Narratives of Spatial Appropriation.” Also participating will be IHRA Chair, Ambassador Michaela Küchler and Thomas Schultze, Consul General of Germany (Toronto). This event will be the culmination of our exhibition on the Stolpersteine (Stumbling Stones)  in the Holocaust Education Centre (October 15 to November 15).  We are grateful to the Consulate General of the Federal  Republic of Germany and “Stolpersteine in Berlin”  for their generous support of the exhibition and program and to the Jewish Federation of Winnipeg for their continued support  in helping us to bring quality programming to the community.

NO ADMISSION FEE BUT REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

From October 15 to November 15, the Jewish Heritage Centre is proud to host the only Canadian showing of the Stolpersteine (Stumbling Stones) exhibition in our Holocaust Education Centre Museum. We are grateful for the sponsorship of this exhibit by the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany and Stolpersteine in Berlin.