This new book published in December 2020, is by Dr. Silvia Goldbaum Tarabini Fracapane, who participated in our launch of the virtual exhibit. “Based on never previously explored personal accounts and archival documentation, this book examines life and death in… Continue Reading →
We are honoured that the CBC has featured on its website, a short piece promoting the Theresienstadt autograph book project.
Professor Ann Elliott-Goldschmid, first violinist of the Lafeyette String Quartet at the University of Victoria, wrote about idea of playing intense and demanding music in a concentration camp: One wonders if the date chosen for the Beethoven Abend was purposeful:… Continue Reading →
From CBC Radio All Points West, 19 August 2020 How a book created by artists who survived the Holocaust ended up in Victoria – and how you can see it… A 75-year-old book that captures a piece of Holocaust history… Continue Reading →
August 17, 2020 – An autograph book that reflects an artist’s life in the Theresienstadt ghetto and transit camp, once belonging to Holocaust survivor and Danish violinist Mænni Ruben, has reemerged in Victoria, BC. Please join us for the virtual… Continue Reading →
For those of us that worked on this project, we shared the hard work and intense excitement that is part of the work of a historian. Sorting out the puzzles inside Maenni’s autograph book brought real satisfaction while at the… Continue Reading →
The Victoria Shoah Project and Congregation Emanu-El will have the official ‘virtual’ launch of the Maenni Ruben’s 1945 Theresienstadt Autograph album at 11 am PDT on August 20, 2020 via Zoom. This virtual opening will have curator and project creator… Continue Reading →
The Victoria Shoah Project is grateful to Chris Wilson of Victoria for producing a wonderful short film featuring creator and curator of the Autograph Book project, Janna Ginsberg, talking about the origins of the project and the importance she sees… Continue Reading →