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2019 World Federation Conference in Vancouver Nov 1-4

Posted on September 25, 2019

The World Federation of Jewish Child Survivors of the Holocaust and Descendants (WFJCSH&D) will hold our 31st Annual Conference in Vancouver, BC, November 1 – 4, 2019, at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre Hotel in association with Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre (VHEC) . The Kindertransport Association (KTA) will join the conference once again as will members of Generations Continue Reading »

My Knees Were Jumping; Remembering the Kindertransports screening in New York March 13

Posted on March 7, 2019

A film by Melissa Hacker, Narrated by Joanne Woodward Join director Melissa Hacker and NPR journalist Uri Berliner to watch and discuss the first documentary film to tell the heart-wrenching story of the Kindertransports. After the screening, Hacker and Berliner will talk about how the Kindertransport affected their own family histories. My Knees Were Jumping Continue Reading »

WFJCSH&D conference in West Palm Beach, Florida, 9- 12 November 2018

Posted on December 10, 2018

Again we have participated in a wonderful conference, this time at Florida’s east coast. The weather was great and we stayed in the nice Marriot West Palm Beach hotel, where we could sit and schmooze in a spacious lobby, a wonderful garden and relax and swim in the pool. The organisers had selected for us Continue Reading »

The WFJCSH&D is shocked and saddened by the shooting attack at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh

Posted on October 28, 2018

We are shocked, saddened and horrified by the tragedy that occurred yesterday at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh. As Holocaust Survivors and descendants of survivors, we know all too well the tragedy of antisemitism and hatred. Our families were destroyed by violent antisemitism in Europe. We the Child Survivors experienced the tragedy and Continue Reading »

2018 Conference in West Palm Beach, November 9-12

Posted on October 1, 2018

The 30th annual conference is coming soon! Register now to join us.

2017 Conference, Jerusalem

Posted on December 20, 2017

With an attendance of 370 (including 135 survivors and spouses!) and coverage from multiple news outlets, this year’s conference can safely be called a huge success! The Israel location was especially nice for those with Israeli relatives.

Holocaust Memory, Preservation, Transmission

Posted on December 8, 2015

When “the last witnesses” are gone, the last survivors and child survivors are gone….  who will bear witness in the museums, who will speak to the visitors and to the students, who will go into the schools, who will do the personal interviews for school projects… who will remind the world what occurred so long Continue Reading »

Professor Yehuda Bauer on Refugee Crisis

Posted on November 20, 2015

Please use this link to view more from the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance: IHRA Honorary Chairman Statement | IHRA INTERNATIONAL HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE ALLIANCE IHRA Honorary Chairman Statement “We share a commitment to throw light on the still obscured shadows of the Holocaust.” — Declaration of the Stockholm International Forum on the Holocaust IHRA Honorary Continue Reading »

PHOTOS from HOUSTON 2015 Conference

Posted on November 4, 2015

Michael Berenbaum speaks on “Holocaust Memory” – how is the Holocaust remembered when all witnesses are gone, the responsibilities of Descendants, to tell the stories.      

2015 Conference, Houston, Texas

Posted on October 24, 2015

Houston, Texas 2015 Conference a Great Success! World Federation of Jewish Child Survivors of the Holocaust and Descendants and  Generations of the Shoah International (GSI), with Houston Holocaust Museum – 2015 Joint Conference Houston Texas, USA, October 9-12, 2015. The feedback has been very positive. Speakers, workshops, panels, entertainment, all excellent. Were you there? If yes, send us your Continue Reading »

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