Holocaust Survivors

Making Sure Holocaust Survivors' Stories Get Told

Bernie Farber | Posted 07.27.2013 | Canada Impact
Bernie Farber

As a son of a Holocaust survivor, I have always felt an awkward responsibility to be the bearer of my father's memory. Awkward because I understood how difficult it was to put his tragedy into words. In a short unthinkable time the survivors among us will be gone.

Why I Wouldn't Want a World Without Awards Shows

Donald D'Haene | Posted 04.06.2013 | Canada
Donald D'Haene

Award season is upon us and with it the often-heard complaints: awards are silly or they don't mean anything. Those declarations are a tad presumptuous, aren't they? After all, what is an award? A prize or other mark of recognition given in honour of an achievement.

Why You Must Remember Raoul Wallenberg

Irwin Cotler | Posted 03.20.2013 | Canada Impact
Irwin Cotler

January 17 was Raoul Wallenberg Commemorative Day. He was a Swedish diplomat who saved some 100,000 Jews in six months in 1944 Hungary, more than any single government or organization, who demonstrated that one person with the courage to care, and the commitment to act can confront evil and transform history.