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HJF marks Holocaust remembrance and opening of learning and advocacy centre

John Best (The Bay Observer) 
May 4, 2024

Monday, the Hamilton Jewish Federation will celebrate the Yom HaShoah Community Commemoration, coupled with the Public Opening the Margaret’s Legacy Holocaust Learning & Jewish Advocacy Centre. The event is intended to be a poignant and celebrato…

New Jewish learning centre honours survivors and shares history

By Cathie Coward (The Hamilton Spectator)

Margaret’s Legacy Holocaust Learning & Jewish Advocacy Centre will work with both boards of education in the city to teach the history of the Holocaust

The official opening was attended by dignitaries, Holocaust survivors, and supporters. The c…

Jewish learning centre opens in Hamilton to educate horrific history

By: Kiana Ferreira (CHCH News)

Modified date: May 8, 2024, 2:45 pm
First Published: May 3, 2024, 9:10 pm

Margaret’s Legacy Holocaust Learning & Jewish Advocacy Centre has opened in Hamilton on Main Street West with the idea of educating people on an awful period of human history.

The ce…

Government of Canada supports Holocaust education in Hamilton

May 2, 2024 – Hamilton, Ontario  

From: Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario

News release

Hamilton Jewish Federation receives $175,000 to renovate its current space and enhance offerings.

Cultural organizations, like the Hamilton Jewish Federation, are essential p…

New monument in Churchill Park honours Raoul Wallenberg

By Samantha Lawson (CHCH News)

First Published: June 23, 2023, 2:11 pm
Modified date: June 28, 2023, 6:16 am


A newly installed public artwork in Churchill Park marks the significant efforts of a Swedish diplomat who saved tens of thousands of Jewish lives during the Holocaust.

The Hamilt…