Holocaust Education Centre

Type: Education Centre

This centre preserves and displays the history of the Holocaust. The Ontario Jewish Archives is also located on the premises.




Composed of a permanent collection of archival photographs, art, artefacts and testimonies associated with the history of the Holocaust and Jewish religion.


The Ekstein Library contains nearly nine thousand volumes of books and an array of films, pedagogical materials, and oral and written testimonies. Testimonies can be viewed as a DVD or read as transcripts, totalling sixty-five recordings.

Public Programming:


Permanent displays include holocaust stories and photographs, such as Young Voices from the Holocaust and We Who Survived. There are also temporary exhibits which are related to the Holocaust.

Educational Programming

Educational programming is available for students by field trips or student symposium. Educational Bar & Bat Mitzvahs can also be organized that will link current B’nai Mitzvah students to child victims of the Holocaust for mentoring. In addition, there are also an educational programs for teachers on approaches to teaching the Holocaust.


The Holocaust Education Centre is involved in numerous public events such as, Raoul Wallenberg Day, International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Yom Hashoah V’Hagvurah, Holocaust Education Week. They also co-present other programs related to the Holocaust.

Volunteer/Internship/Placement Opportunities:

Address & Contact Information:

Sarah and Chaim Neuberger Holocaust Education Centre,
UJA Federation of Greater Toronto
Lipa Green Centre, Sherman Campus
4600 Bathurst Street 4th Floor
Toronto, ON
M2R 3V2

Phone: 416-631-5689
Email: Neuberger@ujafed.org
Website: http://www.holocaustcentre.com

Hours of Operation:

Monday to Thursday: 9 a.m. to 430 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Saturdays and Jewish Holidays: Closed
Sundays and Evenings: By appointment

Key Words: religion, ethnicity