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Amek Adler - Holocaust survivor

Horizon Students Hear Testimony Of Holocaust Survivor At Third Annual Symposium

Approximately 550 students, educators and guests gathered for the Horizon Holocaust Symposium at the Humboldt Uniplex Curling Rink on Monday, April 24. The event began with Mr. Amek Adler, Holocaust survivor, sharing his powerful, moving survivor testimony and answering questions from students and staff. The remainder of the day consisted of presentations and workshops on several areas relating to this dark chapter in human history, promoting an acceptance and understanding of different cultures, with the theme of “Interpret the Past, Forge the Future”. Read more

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Holocaust Knowledge Exchange Day Resources

These resources have been provided to enrich your learning from the Holocaust Knowledge Exchange Day, held in Moose Jaw on October 31, 2016.

Online References

Auschwitz: Inside the Nazi State | PBS. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.pbs.org/auschwitz/ Read more

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Holocaust (Shoah) Knowledge Exchange Day

On October 31, 2016, the Concentus Citizenship Education Foundation, in partnership with Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission and the Saskatchewan Education Leadership Unit (SELU), is offering a one-day knowledge exchange for teachers.  At this event, teachers will experience the most effective strategies to meet specific outcomes by teaching events of the Holocaust (Shoah) and by having students understand the impact of the Holocaust on the world. Read more

Nate Leipciger at St. Mary High School Prince Albert

High School Students Challenged to Make the World A Better Place

Nate Leipciger understands the power of hope.

During the Second World War, Mr. Leipciger’s family was imprisoned at the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration and extermination camp. At that time, and as a boy entering his teen years, holding on to the belief that he would be reunited with his family motivated him to stay alive.  While both he and his father survived, his mother and sister were murdered by the Nazi regime. Read more