Kleinmann Family Foundation

Tenth Annual Cegep Holocaust Symposium
Vanier College, March 24-28, 2003

During the week of March 24 through 28, 2003, Vanier College hosted the Tenth Annual Kleinmann Family Foundation Cegep Holocaust Symposium. Teachers brought their classes to more than twenty events, including survivors' testimonies, academic lectures and film showings. See the complete schedule.

The Carrefour hosted two displays, "Shared Sorrows: The Experiences of Jews and Gypsies" and a photography exhibit, "About Auschwitz"
by Vanier photography teacher Judith Lermer Crawley.

Photos by staff of The Learning Centre during the launch of Judith's photo exhibit, of the displays in the Carrefour, and during the Boardroom tribute to Esther Kleinmann appear below.


CANDLE LIGHTING AT MEMORIAL SERVICE

Director General Michael Macchiagodena lights first candle.


Next, Faculty Dean Heather Lewis.


Then, Esther Kleinmann lights a candle.


Vanier student Melissa Barbier lights the next one.


The last candle is lit by Austrian gedenkdienst Fabian Schroeder.



Tribute to Esther Kleinmann


Neil Caplan and Esther Kleinmann


Jack Hirschberg lectures.


Jack Hirschberg faces Hinda Avery, Naomi Kramer, Marcia Goldberg, Esther Kleinmann.



Avrum Dunsky, Judith Crawley and Dean Fran Davis


Mark Greenwald, Peter Ross, Fran Davis, Neil Caplan


Marilyn Bicher, Peter Ross, Fran Davis, Judith Crawley and Neil Caplan


Neil Caplan, Judith Crawley and Academic Dean Peter Ross


"SHARED SORROWS" CARREFOUR DISPLAY


(drawing by Carine Zekry)

THE OTHER CARREFOUR DISPLAY WAS THE PHOTO EXHIBITION
"ABOUT AUSCHWITZ" WHICH CAN BE VIEWED ONLINE


View Peter Kleinmann's page from The Canadian Jewish Virtual Museum and Archives website.
It is both a memoire and a
resource for the Kleinmann Family Foundation's Holocaust Symposium.



The Symposium organizers are grateful for the generous support of:
The Vanier College Teachers' Association, Vanier College Faculty of Social Science, Commerce, Arts and Letters,
Faculty of Science and General Studies, the Vanier College Foundation and the Peter D. Kleinmann Memorial Scholarship Fund.

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