PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

HIGHLIGHTS

OPENING EVENT

"I WILL TELL YOUR STORY"

KEYNOTE

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. 

with

John Tory​

Mayor of Toronto

German Ambassador Michaela Küchler
Chair of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance

Greg Schneider

Executive Vice-President, Claims Conference

Dr. Stephen D. Smith

Executive Director, USC Shoah Foundation

PERFORMANCE


Tehorah

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

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
BREAKOUT PROGRAMS
SURVIVOR SPEAKERS

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.

CLAIMS CONFERENCE
THEATRE PRESENTATIONS
CLOSING EVENT

CEREMONY

Righteous Among the Nations Ceremony
 

*Generously hosted by the Consulate General of Israel in Toronto and the Canadian Society for Yad Vashem

 

PERFORMANCE

These I Remember

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

PRE/POST PROGRAMS

PRE-PROGRAMS

Liberation75 and its partners present a variety of optional Pre-Programs and Tours to make your visit to Toronto even more enjoyable. 

POST-PROGRAMS

Liberation75 will have exciting Post-Programs available on the evening of June 2nd (after the Closing Event). Check back for more information.

ABOUT LIBERATION75 

Liberation75 is the world's largest international event to mark the 75th anniversary of liberation from the Holocaust.

Join thousands of others as we commit to fighting antisemitism and continuing Holocaust education and remembrance.

 

Liberation75 was originally planned for May 31-June 2, 2020 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Due to COVID-19, we will be announcing new dates and venue for 2021. All registrants have been refunded. 

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