Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre

Also known as: VHEC
Administrative HistoryThe Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre (VHEC) was opened in 1994 by the Vancouver Holocaust Centre Society (VHCS). The VHEC is devoted to Holocaust-based anti-racism education and commemoration. Its staff produce thematic exhibits, school programs and commemorative events, publish a newsletter entitled Zachor and administrate the Wosk Publishing Program. The VHEC holds Western Canada’s largest collection of Holocaust-related artefacts, Holocaust testimonies and archival records and manages a comprehensive library of books, films, educational resources, as well as rare books and special collections.

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Krieger, Nina (employee of)

Miller, Frieda (employee of)

Kremer, Roberta S. (employee of)

Tessler, Ronnie (employee of)

Exhibition

Shanghai: A Refuge During the Holocaust (originating institution)

Forced Exit: A Student Art Exhibit (originating institution)

I Never Saw Another Butterfly (originating institution)

The Gesher Project (originating institution)

Building Bridges: Student Art Exhibit (originating institution)

May 31, 1944 (originating institution)

Vancouver’s Schindler Jews (originating institution)