COLLECTIONS OF CANADIAN HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS
The following testimonials are part of a project to digitize and preserve the testimonies of Holocaust survivors across Canada.
The project received financial support from the Government of Canada, the Azrieli Foundation, the Asper Foundation, Power Corporation, the Paula Nussbaum family and Janette and Michael Diamond.
Lou Zablow recalls how he and his family tried to pretend living a normal life in the Lodz ghetto.Listen
Zlatka Pitluk recalls an unforgettable birthday in Auschwitz.Listen
Bozena Matis talks about the creation of the Warsaw ghetto and her life there in the first year.Listen
Sarah Kleinplatz talks about her last day in Bergen-Belsen and the liberation.Listen
Tola Granek recalls the punishment for picking up a potato thrown out of the camp kitchen.Listen
Meir Schondorf describes the death march from Auschwitz to the Gross-Rosen concentration camp.Listen
Paul Landau describes the days following his liberation in the Ebensee concentration camp.Listen
Jack Klajman describes his experience during the Warsaw ghetto uprising.Listen
Thomas Strasser recalls how Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg saved him.Listen
Issie Veisfeld describes what happened during the Iasi pogrom in 1941.Listen
Meier Schlomowitz recalls how he was forced to move into the Kovno ghetto .Listen
Léon Fellmann recalls the conditions in the Vélodrome d'Hiver.Listen