International Holocaust Remembrance Day

  • Dates:January 28, 2018 - January 30, 2018 ( Recurring daily )
  • Location:Various Venues
  • City:Winnipeg
  • Phone: (204) 289-2000
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  • Region: Winnipeg

A Series of Events: Films, Talks and Special Guests

International Holocaust Remembrance Day is commemorated annually by the United Nations on January 27, the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. This year, Italy is the chair country of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance. It is a global day of memorialisation for the victims of the Holocaust. Each year, Canadians and individuals all over the world take this opportunity to remember the victims of the atrocities of the Holocaust and reflect on the dangers of antisemitism.

Curator talk and film screening of The Garden of the Finzi-Continis
Date: Sunday, January 28, 2018
Time: 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Location: The Canadian Museum for Human Rights, MTS Classrooms on Level 1, 85 Israel Asper Way, Winnipeg, MB

Talk on the life of Primo Levi with Dr. Alain Goldschlager
Date: Monday, January 29, 2018
Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: Congregation Shaarey Zedek, 561 Wellington Crescent, Winnipeg, MB

Talk on the response of the Catholic Church during the Holocaust by Father Sam Argenziano
Date: Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: Holy Rosary Parish Hall, Roy Poltronetti Room, 510 River Ave, Winnipeg, MB

International Holocaust Remembrance Day