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Image of Auschwitz-Birkenau.

Image of Auschwitz-Birkenau.

Alumni at Home: Listen, learn, don’t repeat

When it comes to history, ignorance is not bliss. Belle Jarniewski [BEd/93, CertTrad/02], the Executive Director of the Jewish Heritage Centre of Western Canada, knows this all too well.

For decades, the Holocaust educator has made it her life’s work to bolster curriculums and contribute to international resources so that the genocide of the Second World War is never forgotten or repeated.

Sunday, January 27, marks the anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp in 1945 – a day set aside by the United Nations to commemorate the Holocaust.

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