POSTPONED – Holocaust to Resistance: Suzanne Weiss Book Tour


IJV Sponsors Speaking Tour for Holocaust Survivor

[UPDATE, MARCH 16, 2020: IJV Canada regrets to inform that all of Suzanne Weiss’ speaking events have been postponed until further notice due to concerns around COVID-19. The health and safety of Suzanne, her family, and all of you is our main priority. Suzanne is looking forward to rescheduling the events as soon as possible. If you haven’t done so yet, sign up to our newsletter, or follow us on Facebook, so you can be sure to receive updates on future events!]

Suzanne Weiss, an IJV member and Holocaust survivor, will be speaking at events sponsored by Independent Jewish Voices in 11 cities during the coming months.

Suzanne is author of the acclaimed book, “Holocaust to Resistance: My Journey,” published by Fernwood.

Below are the dates and locations for events. You can also find many of them on our Facebook page. If you’d like to organize an event with Suzanne, or have questions about a specific event, contact


Feb 17-18 – Montreal

Feb 17 – Mile End Chavurah, 7:30-9pm, RSVP for address, spaces limited

Feb 18 – Concordia University, 6-8pm, 1455 de Maisonneuve west, 7th floor

Feb 19-20 – Kingston

Kingston: Unitarian Fellowship, 7-9pm, 206 Concession St.

Feb 25 – Hamilton

Emmanuel United Church, 7pm, 871 Upper Ottawa Street

March 2-3 – Winnipeg

Mar 2 – Labour Centre, 6:30-8:30pm, 275 Broadway

Mar 3 – 2:30-4pm, University of Manitoba, Tier Building, Room 409, 2:30-3:45 p.m.

March 13 – Toronto EVENT CANCELLED

University of Toronto, New College, 7:00-9:00pm, 40 Willcocks street

March 16 – London

London Public Library, 7:00-8:30pm, 251 Dundas street

March 18 – Hamilton

McMaster University, JHE 264, 5:50-7:00 p.m.

March 19 – Waterloo

Quantum Nano-Centre, 200 University Avenue West, 5:00-7:00 p.m.

March 21 – Kitchener

UN Day to Eliminate Racism, Cross Cultures, City Hall, 12pm

March 28 – Halifax

Halifax Central Library, 2-4pm, 5440 Spring Garden Rd

April 25 – Mississauga

May – Guelph, Council of Canadians

Sept – Sackville, NB

Sept 14-17 – Antigonish

October – Toronto, Ryerson University; Ottawa