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Shoah (Holocaust) Committee of the JFO
The Mission of the Shoah (Holocaust) Committee of the Jewish Federation of Ottawa is to teach the lessons and legacy of the Holocaust and to promote tolerance, compassion, courage and wisdom in human relations.The committee plans and organizes and special initiatives that teach the lessons of the Holocaust. For more information please contact 613-798-4696, ext. 227 or bsiemiatycki@jewishottawa.com.

Panel Discussion on Genocide
Duty to Remember and the Rebuilding of Nations

Click here to link to a CTV news interview with Father Patrick Desbois,
President of Yahad-In Unum and Mina Cohen, Chair of the Shoah (Holocaust) Committee of the Jewish Federation of Ottawa. April 28, 2014

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2nd & 3rd Generation of Holocaust Survivors
The Shoah (Holocaust) Committee is inviting interested children and grandchildren of survivors to take part in a process of training to be able to speak publicly and effectively about Holocaust experiences of parent/grandparent survivors. Workshops provide the tools necessary to write about their parent’s experiences. Info: bsiemiatycki@jewishottawa.com or call 613-798-4696, ext. 227. 

Arie van Mansum Award for Excellence in Holocaust Education
This year’s winner of the Arie van Mansum Award for Excellence in Holocaust Education is Nathalie Sirois, educator and Coordinator of the Institut canadien pour l'éducation sur les genocides. Read more about the award and past winners.

March of the Living
Thousands of Jewish teens from countries around the world share in a once-in-a-lifetime experience, when they march the three-kilometer distance separating Auschwitz from Birkenau, the largest concentration camp complex built by the Nazis during World War II. more