Meet Up
Holocaust Education

Teaching about the Holocaust and Learning about Antisemitism

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Teaching about the Holocaust and Learning about Antisemitism 

Date and Time: May 2, 4 pm to 7:30 pm

Location: Montreal Holocaust Museum, Gelber Room, 5151 Ch. Côte-Sainte-Catherine, Montreal, QC H3W 1M6

Language: Event in English with a bilingual question period


  • 4 pm - 5 pm: Welcome and free tour of the Museum
  • 5 pm - 5:15 pm: Transition to the Gelber Room, snack
  • 5:15 pm - 5:30 pm: Words of welcome and introduction to the event by Audrey Licop
  • 5:30 pm - 6:15 pm: "Anti-Jewish Racism, How to Recognize It," presentation by Alex Maws, Head of Education and Heritage, The Association of Jewish Refugees (AJR)
  • 6:15 pm - 7 pm: "Education Against Antisemitism in the Classroom," presentation by Yoni Berrous, Head of Educational Programs, Canada, Overseas Education and Training Department, Yad Vashem
  • 7 pm - 7:30 pm: Q&A and moderation by Jody Spiegel


  • Alex Maws: As the Head of Education and Heritage at the Association of Jewish Refugees (AJR), Alex champions and evaluates Holocaust educational programs across the UK. He is also the producer and host of the AJR’s Kindertransport podcast. He is a member of the UK delegation to the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) and regularly trains teachers and policymakers internationally on issues relating to the Holocaust and antisemitism.
  • Yoni Berrous: Born in France and living in Israel since 1992, Yoni heads the English-speaking countries section within the department of seminars and training at the International School for Holocaust Studies, Yad Vashem. He completed a Master of Arts in International Relations at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and has extensive experience in Holocaust education and combating antisemitism.
  • Jody Spiegel: Director of the Azrieli Foundation’s Holocaust Survivor Memoirs Program, Jody works with teachers and academics to share the written testimonies of Holocaust survivors who immigrated to Canada after the war. She has been a Canadian delegate of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) since 2014, representing Canadian expertise in areas of pedagogy, Holocaust distortion in the classroom, and antisemitism.


French Speaking

English Speaking


  • 5151 Chem. de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine
    5151 Chem. de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine
    Montréal, QC, H3T 2A7, Canada

  • Montreal Holocaust Museum

  • Wheelchair accessible

Organized By
Montreal Holocaust Museum
Point of Contact

Dominique Trudeau

  • Thu, May 2
  • 4:00 PM - 7:30 PM EDT

5151 Chem. de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine

5151 Chem. de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine
Montréal, QC, H3T 2A7

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