Open Hearts - Closed Doors: The War Orphans Project

Creator(s): Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre

This site follows a young orphaned group of Jewish Holocaust survivors through their immigration to Canada after World War II. From the survivors' own words, you will capture a snapshot of their lives from the concentration camps to the displaced persons' camps, and their immigration to Canada as refugees.

Aided by the Canadian Jewish Congress, many orphans remained in Halifax but many spread across Canada to Montreal, Toronto, Saskatoon and Calgary. This exhibit was produced by the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre.

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