For information on the Mina Rosner Essay Contest

The Freeman Family Holocaust Education Centre of the Jewish Heritage Centre of Western Canada is proud to sponsor the Mina Rosner Human Rights Award. The cash prize is awarded annually to a Manitoba student in grade 9-12 who produces the best essay on the theme of the...

The Barrier of Life By Melissa Minuk

The Barrier of Life Melissa Minuk    “For the dead and the living – we must bear witness” –Elie Wiesel     A witness, by definition is one who sees an event take place at a certain time and absorb all of its occurrences; one who is present and has the ability to...

Forged Anew By Raphael Hoult

Forged Anew By Raphael Hoult Why is the Holocaust, and the study thereof, relevant today?   The study of the Holocaust by the youth of today, as well as the comprehension and understanding of the Holocaust by the youth of today, is vitally important, and highly...

Mina Rosner Human Rights Award Contest Rules

The Mina Rosner Human Rights Award The Jewish Heritage Centre of Western Canada is proud to sponsor the Mina Rosner Human Rights Award. The monetary prize is awarded annually to a Manitoba student in grade 9-12 who submits the best essay on the theme of the Holocaust...

Symposium 2012 Jewish Post and News

Axworthy makes surprise announcement at Holocaust Symposium By Rebeca Kuropatwa (Courtesy Jewish Post and News) Dr. Lloyd Axworthy, University of Winnipeg (U of W) president and vice-chancellor, announced at the May 16, 11th annual Holocaust Symposium that the U of W...

Speeches

A Selection of Speeches from our Survivors and Heroes Event, May 5, 2011   Walter Saltzberg Dr. Christie – thanks for the introduction. While I could tell you about my parents and brother whom I last saw when I was 10 years old – While I could tell you how...