Social Justice Stories

building compassion, tolerance, and responsible citizenship through social justice narratives

A real life look at the story of the MS St Louis.

Daniel Liebskind talks about his "Wheel of Conscience" monument

World renowned architect and designer Daniel Liebskind discusses the "Wheel of Conscience," his monument memorializing Canada's 1939 refusal of entry to the 900-plus Jewish refugees on board the M.S. St. Louis and the "none is too many" exclusionary anti-Jewish immigration policy that it epitomized. The monument was unveiled at Pier 21 in Halifax on January 20, 2011.

Kathy Kacer Talks About To Hope and Back

An ocean-liner carrying Jewish passengers can find no safe harbor during World War II. Turned away from port in Cuba, the USA, and Canada, the ship was forced to return to Europe where many of its passengers went on to die in the Holocaust. Part of Second Story Press's Holocaust Remembrance Series for Young Readers.