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Icon of the event Photographing Architectural Change in Toronto
Wed Oct 26, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Documentary photographer Peter MacCallum will begin his illustrated talk by showing how Toronto?s first official photographer, Arthur Goss, documented our city?s rapid development between 1911 and 1940. He will then present h...

Icon of the event In Conversation with a Holocaust Survivor
Mon Nov 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Romanian Holocaust survivor Joe Leinburd will speak about his experience during the Holocaust. Joe was born in Suceava, Romania in 1922. In 1941, the Romanian Fascist Regime, collaborating with Nazi Germany, deported the enti...

Icon of the event In Conversation with Holocaust Survivor Alexander Eisen
Mon Nov 07, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Deer Park

Join us for a moving discussion and personal account with Mr. Alexander Eisen - a Holocaust survivor. Mr Eisen was born in Vienna, Austria, in 1929. After the Anschluss in 1938, the Eisen family fled to Hungary. In 1939 Alex?...

Icon of the event Newspaper Resources on the Internet
Wed Oct 26, 2016 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Search the library's newspaper databases to find obituaries, marriage notices, international news and more. To register call 416-393-7209.

Icon of the event In Conversation with Holocaust Survivor
Tue Nov 08, 2016 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Brentwood

This program features Holocaust survivor Mr. Andy Réti who will speak about his personal experiences during the Holocaust.

Icon of the event Holocaust Education Week: Children of the Holocaust
Mon Nov 07, 2016 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Beaches

Join us for a special screening of animated short documentary films created by BBC Learning and Fettle Animation. A Q&A session following the screening will be moderated by a Sarah and Chaim Neuberger Centre Peer Educator.

Icon of the event La Semaine d'éducation sur l'Holocauste : Paul-Henri Rips
Tue Nov 08, 2016 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Paul-Henri Rips, survivant de l'Holocauste et auteur de Matricule E/96, va discuter de l'expérience juive en Belgique pendant la deuxième guerre mondiale. En partenariat avec le Sarah et Chaim Neuberger Holocaust Education C...

Icon of the event The Social Context of High Park Branch as it Turns 100
Sat Oct 29, 2016 | 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: High Park

Learn about the social context in which public libraries played a vital role 100 years ago. Much has changed in the form, but not the importance of our libraries. Enjoy a little history, photos and fun skits....

Icon of the event Surviving the Holocaust
Wed Nov 02, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Holocaust survivor and author of 'The Son of an Extraordinary Woman,' Andy Reti, shares his family's journey to freedom during the Second World War, as part of Holocaust Education Week. A Q & A session will follow. No Registr...

Icon of the event In Conversation with Holocaust Survivor Leonard Vis - Holocaust Education Week
Thu Nov 03, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Palmerston

Join us for a moving discussion and personal account with Mr. Leonard Vis - a Holocaust survivor. Mr. Vis born in Amsterdam, Holland, in 1930. After Nazi Germany occupied the Netherlands, his family went into hiding. They all...