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Canadian Jewish Holocaust Survivors and Descendants
The CJHSD was founded in 1999 and is a grassroots organization dedicated to advocating on behalf of its members and represents Canadian Survivors at the Jewish Material Claims Conference. The CJHSD is an independent organization affiliated with CIJA.
CJHSD was founded in 1999 and is dedicated to advocating on behalf of Canadian Holocaust Survivors
The Contribution of Canadian Jewish Holocaust Survivors and Descendants to the Arts
Often the arts reach the heart when facts sometimes fail.
We at CJHSD look for ways to connect the general public to the Holocaust. Our hope is to demonstrate the contribution of the Canadian Jewish Holocaust Survivors and Descendants to the arts in this country.
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News & Events
CJHSD joins the World Jewish Restitution Organization (WJRO) in welcoming the announcement by the Good Will Foundation that Lithuanian Holocaust survivors or their heirs can now apply for the Compensation for Immovable Private Property in Lithuania program. The...
January 27 is International Holocaust Remembrance Day, a day to commemorate the six million Jewish children, women, and men murdered in the Holocaust, the #Shoah, to honour the Survivors, and remember the Righteous Among the Nations for their courage and heroism. Join...
The Holocaust is not just historical fact, it offers lessons for a better tomorrow (Pinchas Gutter, Toronto Star)
Holocaust education cultivates more empathetic and engaged students with critical thinking skills. “Tomorrow’s world is born in what we teach our children today.” — Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks Before the Nazis took power in 1933, European Jewish culture was flourishing....
If you are a Canadian Holocaust Survivor there is an amazing number of resources available for support.