13
JAN
2014

The Lady in Number 6

Malcolm Clarke’s film, “The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved my Life,” is short-listed in the documentary short subject category at the upcoming Academy Awards this March. It’s based on the life of 109-year-old Holocaust survivor Alice Herz-Sommer who performed in over 100 concerts...
09
JAN
2014

On the shelf!

  Wonderful News! Just received an email from the bookstore. The book is on the shelf! Checked with the publisher. Yes! They released it earlier than expected. The prodigy of my life’s work has left home and ventured out into the world…
01
JAN
2014

Legacy of the Recovery Tree

At the end of the war, as survivors emerged from the abyss, they had to cope with their monumental losses. Families and friends were murdered and their homes, communities, and communal institutions were gone. Their culture and way of life had been destroyed by the Third Reich...
15
JAN
2014

April 17, 2014: Community Book Launch

Community Book Launch, Thursday, April 17, 2014  Gelber Conference Centre, 7 pm in partnership with the Cummings Centre, Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre and Jewish Public Library. See more details at: MHMC Newsletter Events
04
JAN
2014

February 16, 2014: Life, Legacy and Remembrance: A Journey Through Art

January 26, February 16, and March 9, 2014 Life, Legacy and Remembrance: A Journey Through Art, Federation CJA West Island Families with children will join Holocaust Survivors in painting 18 (Chai) canvasses together over brunch. Come and learn lifelong lessons from special...
22
JAN
2014

January 27, 2014: Film Premiere: The Lady in Number 6

On Monday, January 27th at 7 pm, the Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre is honouring victims of the Holocaust during the International Day of Commemoration. They are featuring the film premiere of The Lady in Number 6. The screening will be followed by a discussion with the...
03
JAN
2014

January 16, 2014: Sensitivity and Training Lecture

Thursday, January 16, 2014 Sensitivity and Training Lecture, Federation CJA West Island Myra Giberovitch will give a presentation on how to interact with Holocaust Survivors. She will set guidelines and parameters, and sensitize participants to the uniqueness of Holocaust...