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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.
Leo Dortort shares his memories of Kristallnacht in his hometown, Graz.Listen
Muguette Myers recalls how she found friends at the YMHA when she first arrived in Montreal.Listen
Edgar Lion describes his experiences in the internment camp in Trois-Rivières, Quebec.Listen
Eva Kuper recalls how she was saved from deportation.Listen
Daisy Gross recalls her life under an assumed identity in a Slovak village.Listen
Paula Bultz describes her escape with her mother through the Polish border to the Soviet Union.Listen
Sarah describes their perilous journey, fleeing France across the Pyrenees to Spain.Listen
Fishel Goldig recounts his first encounter with antisemitism in elementary school.Listen
Elie Dawang recalls his flight from Paris and his experiences in hiding.Listen
Georgette Brinberg recounts her experiences during the Vel d’Hiv roundups.Listen
Paul Herczeg describes the first day he had to wear a yellow star.Listen
Margrit Stenge describes an antisemitic incident during a visit to her grandmother in 1938.Listen