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International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2016 Educating at Hillfield-Strathallan College

International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2016 Educating at Hillfield-Strathallan College

Posted Feb 8th, 2016

Danna and Dennis spent International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2016 educating 200 high school students at Hillfield-Strathallan College in Hamilton, Ontario.

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Jewish Genealogy Society of Hamilton & Area Presentation

Jewish Genealogy Society of Hamilton & Area Presentation

Posted Jan 21st, 2016

"By retelling their story, the result Danna achieves is two-fold. She perpetuates the memories of her ancestors through Zikaron; the mitzvah of remembrance. By educating future generations about the...

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"From Compassion to Action:" Danna visits Auschwitz

Posted Oct 18th, 2015 in General

Danna travelled to Poland as part of the Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center for Holocaust Studies' "From Compassion to Action" trip!

"From Compassion to Action is an initiative that began in 2010. The objective is to travel...

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In the Hamilton Spectator!

In the Hamilton Spectator!

Posted Jul 17th, 2015 in General

"Through the lives of Effort Trust founders, Margaret and Arthur Weisz, granddaughter Danna tells the story of the Holocaust "

'Margaret and Arthur’s Story' teaches youngsters about tolerance and kindness!!

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Margaret's Legacy featured on CHCH Morning Live!

Margaret's Legacy featured on CHCH Morning Live!

Posted May 29th, 2015 in General

On May 29th, 2015 Margaret's Legacy Executive Director, Danna Horwood, was interviewed on Hamilton's CHCH Morning Live! She spoke with Annette Hamm about how Margaret's Legacy was born and how its mission and vision continue to grow.

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Yom HaZikaron: Moment of Silence throughout Israel

Yom HaZikaron: Moment of Silence throughout Israel

Posted May 8th, 2014 in General

Today, all over Israel, people will stand silently at the sound of the siren. The sound marks a moment to remember terror victims and the 23,169 soldiers who have fallen since Israel’s creation. At that moment, Israelis will stop what they are doing, wherever they are, and stand at attention to honor those we have lost. — with Adam Gutwein, Oliver Jovanovic, Yanniv NewAccount and 13 others.

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honouring YOM HASHOAH – International Holocaust Memorial Day which was on April 28th, 2014.

honouring YOM HASHOAH – International Holocaust Memorial Day which was on April 28th, 2014.

Posted May 8th, 2014 in General

honouring YOM HASHOAH – International Holocaust Memorial Day which was on April 28th, 2014.

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Danna Horwood at Sharei Beth El synagogue

Danna Horwood at Sharei Beth El synagogue

Posted May 8th, 2014 in General

Danna Horwood at Sharei Beth El synagogue in Oakville sharing the story of Margaret's Legacy

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Toronto Jewish Film Festival ON NOW!

Toronto Jewish Film Festival ON NOW!

Posted May 8th, 2014 in General

Toronto Jewish Film Festival ON NOW!

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Grade 8 class in Boca Raton are moved by Margaret's Legacy

Grade 8 class in Boca Raton are moved by Margaret's Legacy

Posted Aug 29th, 2013 in General

In January, 2013, I had the pleasure of visiting a Grade 8 class at Donna Klein Jewish Academy in Boca Raton, Florida, and I can’t begin to describe how impressed I was with...

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