Below is a listing of all Zelikovitz Centre events that occurred in 2016.

December 12, 2016: ZC Research Open House
November 10, 2016: Jewish Ottawa’s Limmund Festival 2016
November 13, 2016: A One Man Show About Chine Sugihara
November 9, 2016: An Evening to Commemorate the 78th Anniversary of Kristallnacht
November 4, 2016: Lecture from Dr. Diane Afoumado
November 3, 2016: Holocaust Education Month 2016 Symposium


Research Open House

Date: December 12, 2016
Time: 1:00-4:00 PM
Location: Richcraft Hall, 1401R-C, Carleton University

Please join us for Sufganiyot (kosher Israeli style donuts) and coffee at a research open house at the Max and Tessie Zelikovitz Centre for Jewish Studies.

Meet with colleagues and graduate students working in the areas of Jewish Studies across the University. Speak to the ZC team about how we can support your research!


Jewish Ottawa’s Limmund Festival 2016

Date: November 20, 2016
Time: 8:30 AM
Location: SJCC, 21 Nadolny Sachs Private, Ottawa
Cost: Free, but reservation required


A One Man Show About Chine Sugihara

Date: Sunday, November 13, 2016
Time: 4:00 PM
Location: Kailash Mital Theatre, Southam Hall, Carleton University
Cost: Free, but reservation required


An Evening to Commemorate the 78th Anniversary of Kristallnacht

Date: Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Kehillat Beth Israel, 1400 Coldrey Ave, Ottawa
Cost: Free


Lecture from Dr. Diane Afoumado

Date: Friday, November 4, 2016
Time: 9:00 – 11:00 AM
Location: Paterson Hall, Room 433, Department of History, Carleton University

Dr. Diane Afoumado, head of Tracing Services at the US Holocaust Museum is speaking Friday November 4, 9am-11am, on the MS St. Louis and its Voyage. An expert on the St. Louis, she will be sharing her research and findings.

This Program is made possible by the Campus Outreach Lecture Program of the United States Holocaust Museum’s Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, supported by Jack and Goldie Wolfe Miller”. Ottawa co-sponsors of this event are: EURUS, Carleton University, the Department of History, Carleton University, the French Embassy of Ottawa, the Centre for Holocaust Education and Scholarship (CHES), and the Zelikovitz Centre for Jewish Studies.

Dr. Diane F. Afoumado is Chief of the Research and Reference Branch at the Holocaust Survivors and Victims Resource Center at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. Formerly Assistant Professor of Contemporary History at the University of Paris X-Nanterre and the Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales (INALCO) in Paris, she worked for the two French Commissions related to compensation to Jewish victims. She also worked as a Historian for the Archival Division of the Centre de Documentation Juive Contemporaine – Mémorial de la Shoah.

She has extensively researched and written on the St. Louis tragedy and will be speaking on this. Unfortunately many of the same issues that faced the refugees then face today’s refugees.


Holocaust Education Month 2016 – 2nd Generation Symposium

Date: Thursday, November 3, 2016
Time: 4:30 – 8:30 PM
Location: Library and Archives Canada, Pellan Room, 395 Wellington St, Ottawa