"I WILL TELL YOUR STORY"
Supreme Court Justice
Rosalie Silberman Abella
“You cannot be born in the shadow of the Holocaust to two Jews who survived it, without an exaggerated commitment to the pursuit of justice.”
Born in a DP camp, Justice Abella is the first Jewish woman and first child of Holocaust survivors appointed to the Supreme Court of Canada. She is an international expert on human rights law and a passionate speaker about the role the Holocaust has played in her life.
Mayor of Toronto
German Ambassador Michaela Küchler
Chair of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance
Executive Vice-President, Claims Conference
Dr. Stephen D. Smith
Executive Director, USC Shoah Foundation
Starring Adrienne Haan
The Canadian premiere of Tehorah, a musical story of love and loss, in German, Yiddish and Hebrew. Composed and written exclusively by Jewish composers and lyricists.
This concert is a musical voyage that starts with the thriving Jewish culture of 1920s Berlin during the Weimar Republic, and ends with music from the Promised Land Israel.
*Generously sponsored by the Consulate General
of the Federal Republic of Germany Toronto
We are privileged to be featuring multiple speakers who survived the Holocaust. In addition to our Keynote and Breakout Program Survivor Speakers, LIBERATION75 will provide attendees the opportunity for intimate, small-group discussions with Survivors in our ongoing Survivor Lounge
The Claims Conference has been investing in important film representations of the Holocaust for many years. Some of their most important films will be screened in the John Bassett Theatre on June 1st. Commentary by the filmmakers will be provided. Films to be announced.
Righteous Among the Nations Ceremony
*Generously hosted by the Consulate General of Israel in Toronto and the Canadian Society for Yad Vashem
An original Musical Performance curated by Cantor Charles Osborne and Performed by Moshe Hammer, Theresa Tova, Ellen Dubin, Gabi Epstein, David Eisner, Avery Saltzman, the Temple Sinai Ensemble and Multi-Generational Choirs (directed by Ross Inglis), the Temple Sinai Youth Choir (directed by Cantor Sharon Brown-Levy), a 12-piece orchestra (conducted by Mark Camilleri), and Rabbi Michael Dolgin