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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.
Jack Klajman describes his experience during the Warsaw ghetto uprising.Listen
Tommy 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
Jane Litwack explains how she was taken to England in the Kindertransport.Listen
Sidney Zoltak describes the year he spent in hiding on a Polish farm.Listen
Ida Novak explains how the Lodz ghetto was liquidated and how they were deported to Auschwitz.Listen
Rose Svarc describes the arrival of her transport in Auschwitz.Listen
Avrum Feigenbaum describes the day before the Liberation of Gorlitz.Listen