WFJHS&D 2024 Conference Program

The 2024 World Federation of Jewish Holocaust Survivors & Descendants conference, in conjunction with Generations of the Shoah International and The Kindertransport Association, will be held September 20-23 2024 in Toronto. This conference is open only to survivors and descendants and accompanying spouses/partners.

2024 Conference Theme: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow: Living in Challenging Times

Plenary sessions include:

Wisdom from our Elders in this Time of Conflict

  • Featuring a survivors panel: Max Arpels-Lezer, President of the WFJHS&D;  Mariette Doduck, cofounder of the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre; Pinchas Gutter, Holocaust Educator and honorary cantor; Robert Krell, psychiatrist, author, Holocaust Educator and cofounder of the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre.
  • Moderated by  Naomi Parnes, 2G,  former CTV News Reporter, Founder – The Narrative Agency. 

And A Special Appearance by Saul Rubinek, 2g actor, director, producer, and playwright.

Performing excerpts from his recent play “All in the Telling”

Stay tuned for the 2024 program lineup. Watch this space!

To see the 2023 Conference program, click here

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