Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre

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Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre

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  • VHEC

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      Dates of existence

      1994–

      History

      The Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre (VHEC) was opened in 1994 by the Vancouver Holocaust Centre Society (VHCS). The VHEC is devoted to Holocaust-based anti-racism education and commemoration. Its staff produce thematic exhibits, school programs and commemorative events, publish a newsletter entitled Zachor and administrate the Wosk Publishing Program. The VHEC holds Western Canada’s largest collection of Holocaust-related artefacts, Holocaust testimonies and archival records and manages a comprehensive library of books, films, educational resources, as well as rare books and special collections.

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      Krieger, Nina

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      associative

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      2012–

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      Executive Director

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      Miller, Frieda (1949-)

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      associative

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      2006–2012

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      Executive Director

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      Kremer, Roberta

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      associative

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      1996–2006

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      Executive Director

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      Tessler, Ronnie (1944-)

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      associative

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      1986–1996

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      Executive Director

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      Vancouver Holocaust Centre Society for Education and Remembrance (1983-)

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      hierarchical

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      Vancouver Holocaust Centre Society for Education and Remembrance controls Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre

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