Guelph Hillel presents Holocaust Education Week 2019 at U of G from Nov. 3 – 8. Events throughout the week encourage our community to reflect on the atrocities of the Holocaust.
Cattle Car Exhibit – All week
An interactive exhibit will be featured in a cattle car installed in Branion Plaza. This replica of a railcar used to transport Jews to labour and concentration camps during World War II contains images, multimedia and stories. Volunteers are on hand to facilitate discussion.
Holocaust survivor Nathan Leipciger will speak to the U of G community about his experiences during the Holocaust. His presentation will be followed by a question and answer period. All are welcome.
Thurs. Nov. 7
6 to 8 p.m.
University Centre – Peter Clark Hall
Leipciger was born in 1928, in Chorzow, Poland. He survived the Sosnowiec Ghetto and the camps of Auschwitz-Birkenau, Fünfteichen, GrossRosen, Flossenberg, Leonberg and Dachau. Leipciger and his father were liberated in May 1945.
Open Shabbat Dinner – Nov. 8
An open Shabbat dinner will be held Friday evening in Peter Clark Hall, beginning at 7 p.m. All are welcome for this free meal. Registration is required.
Learn more on the Guelph Hillel Facebook page.