Harold (Hesh) Troper (University of Toronto)
"None Is Too Many: Canada, Jews, and Refugees from the Era of the Holocaust to Now"
Harold (Hesh) Troper in conversation with Doris Bergen
Forty years after he and Irving Abella published None Is Too Many: Canada and the Jews of Europe, 1933-1948, Hesh Troper discusses the origins, impact, and legacies of their award-winning book for Jewish history, Canadian immigration, and refugee policy. Join us for this International Holocaust Remembrance Day event.
Moderated by Anna Shternshis (University of Toronto)
This event is co-sponsored by the Chancellor Rose and Ray Wolfe Chair of Holocaust Studies.
Harold Troper is Professor Emeritus at the University of Toronto, where he specializes in the history of Canadian immigration, immigrant settlement, education of ethnic and minority groups, Canadian social history, and the history of education. In addition to None Is Too Many, (winner of the National Jewish Book Award, Holocaust category), Professor Troper has authored or co-authored nine other books, including Old Wounds: Jews, Ukrainians and the Hunt for Nazi War Criminals in Canada (with Morton Weinfeld, 1988), and More than Just Games: Canada and the 1936 Olympics (with Richard Menkis, 2015).
Doris Bergen is the Chancellor Rose and Ray Wolfe Professor of Holocaust Studies in the Deparment of History at the University of Toronto.
Anna Shternshis is the Al and Malka Green Professor of Yiddish Studies and the Director of the Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies at the University of Toronto.
This lecture will be delivered in-person at SS2098 and virtually via Zoom. To attend virtually, please click THIS LINK on Thursday, January 26 at 4 PM.