Simon Wiesenthal Center

My Father Was My Son's Age When The Nazis Came

Patrick Erlich | Posted 11.01.2016 | Canada Living
Patrick Erlich

When I was a young child I remember watching my dad as his headaches would start. His eyes would begin to glaze over. In those moments, my dad would regress to a terrified six-year-old boy, speaking in whispered tones in his native Yiddish, begging his sister to be quiet as they hid from the Nazis in a Belgian church.

Sunday Roundup

Danielle Crittenden Frum | Posted 11.17.2011 | Canada
Danielle Crittenden Frum

Ontario political parties continued to duke it out while Torontonians elbowed each other to glimpse the stars who descended upon TIFF. HuffPost Canada readers were treated to the continuing commentary of our daily star election debate panel, while also enjoying our red carpet coverage of the festival, including an exclusive interview with Megan Fox (who confessed her love for Shia LaBeouf). Michael Lewis, author of the book based on the movie Moneyball, lashed back at critics of his movie, and posted a video with Ryan Gosling. The highlight of my week, however, was attending the Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center's luncheon. Laureen Harper was awarded the group's annual "Woman of Valor" award. If that were not enough prominent and remarkable women for one week, HuffPost Supremette Arianna descended upon Montreal for an annual digital media conference. he also hinted that a francophone HuffPost could be in the works. Attendez...