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Icon of the event Genealogy 101: Basics of Genealogy
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Morningside

Are you interested in discovering your family tree but are unsure where to start? Join us for this informative seminar that is ideal for those new to genealogy. Experienced researchers are also...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 28
Sat Nov 25
Icon of the event In Conversation with Andy Réti
Tue Nov 07, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Runnymede

Holocaust survivor Andy Réti will speak about his personal experiences surviving in the Budapest Ghetto. Andy was born in Budapest, Hungary in 1942. In 1956, he immigrated to Canada....

Icon of the event In Conversation with Holocaust Survivor Pola Goldhar
Thu Nov 09, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Downsview

Holocaust survivor Pola Goldhar will speak about her experience surviving forced slave labour and concentration camps. Pola was born in Kielce, Poland in 1924. She immigrated to Canada in 1947....

Icon of the event L.I.F.T.: Contributions Prior to Slavery
Wed Feb 07, 2018 | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

A powerful talk that takes you beyond slavery to what black people were doing before the word 'black' even existed. Stories of black saints such as saint Maurice to stories of the worlds richest man King Mansa Musa of Mali a...

Icon of the event Holocaust Education Week - The Power of Story
Mon Nov 06, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Sanderson

Holocaust Education Week 2017 Educator-in-Residence Dr. Kori Street...

Icon of the event Surviving the Holocaust
Wed Nov 01, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

As part of Holocaust Education Week, Holocaust survivor Magda Hilf will speak about her personal experiences surviving forced slave labour and concentration camps, including the infamous Auschwitz-Birkenau in Poland. Drop in....

Icon of the event Holocaust Education Week: Responsibility & Witness  for the Future
Wed Nov 08, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Jane/Dundas

Austrian Holocaust Memorial Service (AHMS) is a recognized alternative to Austria's compulsory national military service and was founded in 1992. In Austria, all young men must serve a mandatory 6-month period in the military...

Icon of the event Holocaust Education Week: A Conversation with Denise Hans
Wed Nov 08, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Brentwood

Holocaust survivor Denise Hans will speak about her experiences in hiding. Denise was born in Paris, France in 1938. She immigrated to Canada in 1956....

Icon of the event Becoming Hitler: The Making of a Nazi
Mon Nov 06, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Historian Thomas Weber discusses his latest book, Becoming Hitler: The Making of a Nazi, which explores how Hitler transformed himself from a feckless and socially awkward young man from a provincial backwater to the Nazi par...

Icon of the event Neuberger Holocaust Education Week
Mon Nov 06, 2017 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Annette Street

Holocaust survivor Howard Chandler will speak about his experience in forced labour and concentration camps. Howard was born in Wierzbnik, Poland in 1928. He immigrated to Canada in 1947 from England as a war orphan....