Ambassador Bennett Addresses Holocaust Remembrance Conference

May 10, 2013 - Ottawa - Andrew Bennett, Canada’s Ambassador of Religious Freedom, is shown after speaking at the “If Not Now, When? Responsibility and Memory After the Holocaust” conference, hosted by the Max and Tessie Zelikovitz Centre for Jewish Studies at Carleton University. Pictured with Ambassador Bennett are Mario Silva, the 2013 Canadian Chair of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance, and Frank Dimant, Executive Vice-President of B’nai Brith Canada.

Ambassador Bennett’s participation in the conference reflects the Government of Canada’s strong support for Holocaust remembrance and education as central to combatting anti-Semitism in the world. The Office of Religious Freedom is committed to fighting resurgent anti-Semitism through its policies and programs, as part of its mandate to promote and defend freedom of religion abroad.

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