Stephanie Corazza and Jasmine Wong

Stephanie Corazza is the Education and Curriculum Associate for the Azrieli Foundation’s Holocaust Survivor Memoirs Program. She received her PhD in History from the University of Toronto in 2017. Her research focused on social workers involved in child rescue networks in France during the Holocaust. In addition to experience teaching history at the undergraduate level, she has also served as an educator and historical consultant for Facing History and Ourselves. ___________________________________________________ Jasmine Wong is a Senior Program Associate for Facing History and Ourselves' Canada office. She completed her B Ed at OISE/U of T before spending several years in the classroom and pursuing her MA at Stanford University, Since 2010, she has been working facilitating professional learning and supporting Facing History teachers in the classroom

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Meet Claire Baum: A Liberation Story to Honour Canadian Soldiers This Remembrance Day

Posted by Stephanie Corazza and Jasmine Wong on October 19, 2017

The following post is a collaboration between Facing History and Ourselves and the Azrieli Foundation’s Holocaust Survivor Memoirs Program.

Remembrance Day is an opportunity for all Canadians to consider who we choose to remember and the lessons we can learn from people with first-hand experience of war. We invite our students to think deeply about the immeasurable costs of war, to weigh the sacrifices made for freedom and to honour the memory of Canadian soldiers. We bring testimony from soldiers and their loved ones into the classroom to deepen our students’ intellectual and emotional connections to those who fought and those who died. This Remembrance Day, bring a story about liberation — its necessity and its impact — to your students. Meet Claire Baum and learn her story.

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Topics: Rescue, Holocaust, Remembrance Day, Azrieli Foundation Memoirs

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