THE HOLOCAUST AND SPERITUAL RESISTANCE

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The Kleinmann Family Foundation presents the Tenth Annual Cegep Holocaust Symposium.

Vanier College, March 24-28, 2003 

During the week of March 24 through 28, 2003, Vanier College hosted the Tenth Annual Kleinmann Family Foundation Cegep Holocaust Symposium. Teachers brought their classes to more than twenty events, including survivors’ testimonies, academic lectures and film showings. See the complete schedule

The Carrefour hosted two displays, “Shared Sorrows: The Experiences of Jews and Gypsies” and a photography exhibit, “About Auschwitz”, by Vanier photography teacher Judith Lermer Crawley.

Director General Michael Macchiagodena lights first candle.

Director General Michael Macchiagodena lights first candle.

Next, Faculty Dean Heather Lewis.

Next, Faculty Dean Heather Lewis.

Then, Esther Kleinmann lights a candle.

Then, Esther Kleinmann lights a candle.

Vanier student Melissa Barbier lights the next one.

Vanier student Melissa Barbier lights the next one.

The last candle is lit by Austrian gedenkdienst Fabian Schroeder.

The last candle is lit by Austrian gedenkdienst Fabian Schroeder.

Tribute to Esther Kleinmann

Tribute to Esther Kleinmann

Neil Caplan and Esther Kleinmann

Neil Caplan and Esther Kleinmann

Jack Hirschberg lectures.

Jack Hirschberg lectures.

Jack Hirschberg faces Hinda Avery, Naomi Kramer, Marcia Goldberg, Esther Kleinmann.

Jack Hirschberg faces Hinda Avery, Naomi Kramer, Marcia Goldberg, Esther Kleinmann.

Avrum Dunsky, Judith Crawley and Dean Fran Davis

Avrum Dunsky, Judith Crawley and Dean Fran Davis

Mark Greenwald, Peter Ross, Fran Davis, Neil Caplan

Mark Greenwald, Peter Ross, Fran Davis, Neil Caplan

Marilyn Bicher, Peter Ross, Fran Davis, Judith Crawley and Neil Caplan

Marilyn Bicher, Peter Ross, Fran Davis, Judith Crawley and Neil Caplan

Neil Caplan, Judith Crawley and Academic Dean Peter Ross

Neil Caplan, Judith Crawley and Academic Dean Peter Ross

“Shared Sorrows Carrefour Display

(drawing by Carine Zekry)

(drawing by Carine Zekry)

The Symposium organizers are grateful for the generous support of:

  • The Vanier College Teachers’ Association
  • Vanier College Faculty of Social Science
  • Vanier College Faculty of Commerce
  • Vanier College Faculty of Arts and Letters
  • Vanier College Faculty of Science and General Studies
  • Vanier College Foundation
  • Peter D. Kleinmann Memorial Scholarship Fund

 
Here you can find the entire schedule