Holocaust Education Centre at the Jewish Cultural Centre, Vancouver

The Holocaust Education Centre is located on the lower level of the Jewish Community Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia. Visitors can learn about the struggles faced by many people throughout history, especially during the time of the Second World War with displays, exhibits and information. CREDIT: Venture Vancouver, SOURCE: www.venturevancouver.com

The Holocaust Education Centre is located on the lower level of the Jewish Community Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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Museum

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All Seasons

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All Weather

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2 hours

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By Donation

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Questions, Sense of Curiosity

Located in the Jewish Cultural Centre on the edge of Vancouver, the Holocaust Education Centre is a place to learn about the struggles faced by people of Jewish faith during the time of the Second World War. Founded in 1983 by survivors of the Holocaust, the Centre strives to provide stories, information and education to promote anti-racism and help visitors understand the ramifications of hatred.

The Holocaust Education Centre is an important learning tool in the Vancouver Region. Located in the Jewish Cultural Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia the Museum offers exhibits throughout the year focusing on a range of issues faced by people of Jewish faith. It is also a teaching museum which travels throughout Canada and the United States with an anti-racism holocaust message.

Founded in 1983 by Holocaust survivors in remembrance of the atrocities and horrors that occurred around the time of the Second World War. In 1994 the space on the bottom floor of the Jewish Cultural Centre was set aside for the current Education Centre.

Throughout the year the Centre offers exhibits, lectures, film screenings and information integral to documenting and presenting the histories, images and artifacts relating to the experiences of holocaust survivors. Many of these stories have been documented and are used to educate visitors to the Centre.

Currently, the Museum is presenting the Olympic based exhibit: More than just games: Canada and the 1936 Olympics which runs from October 15, 2009 to June 18, 2010. It presents how athletes - both Canadian and German - were affected by the segregation of these Olympics as well as people of Jewish faith and other German citizens considered undesirable.

The Holocaust Education Centre is internationally renowned and works to combat racism, prejudice, genocide and anti-Semitic tendencies through its documented experiences of the Holocaust, speakers, films and creative exhibits targeting current issues for a wide range of ages and interests.

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The Holocaust Education Centre in the Jewish Community Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia offers a look at different exhibits of certain events and how they affected people of Jewish Faith. This exhibit focuses on the 1936 Olympics and how it affected Jewish athletes and people around the world.
The Holocaust Education Centre located in the Jewish Cultural Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia is filled with exhibits, films and artifacts teaching visitors on the effects of the Holocaust and anti-racism and anti-semitism.


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The museum is located inside on the lower level of the Jewish Cultural Centre
50 - 950 W 41st Ave
V5Z 2N7


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