3 2019

CHES - An Evening with Yuri Dojc

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Kehillat Beth Israel 1400 Coldrey Ave
ottawa, ON K1Z 7P9


Yuri Dojc, renowned art photographer will present his project “Last Folio, Cultural Memories of Jewish Life in Slovakia.” Since the late 1990s, Yuri Dojc has been documenting Slovakia’s last living Holocaust survivors, the country’s abandoned synagogues, schools, and cemeteries. His journey was the inspiration for this multidisciplinary project of photographs, a book, and a video – all of which have been widely exhibited to great acclaim. The evening will include a documentary film by Katya Krausova and an illustrated talk by Yuri Dojc about his personal journey which started in a Bardejov Jewish schoolhouse abandoned since 1942 and discovered other remnants of a Jewish past.  Free and open to the public. Reception sponsored by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovakia.
RSVP requested by October 25. 
Presented by CHES, in cooperation with the Slovak Embassy, the Azrieli Foundation, Kehillat Beth Israel Congregation, and the Zelikovitz Centre for Jewish Studies at Carleton University.   


Sponsor: CHES, Embassy of the Slovak Republic, KBI, Azrieli Foundation, Zelikovitz Centre for Jewish Studies