MARTZ, Fraidie





Open Your Hearts
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As a social worker in the psychiatric department of Montreal's Jewish General Hospital, Fraidie Martz met some of the 1,123 Jewish war orphans which the Canadian government reluctantly allowed into Canada from 1947 to 1949. Her Open Your Hearts from Vehicule Press recalls and examines their collective story.

[BCBW 1997]


Open Your Hearts: The Story of the Jewish War Orphans in Canada (Vehicule Press)
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Open Your Hearts: The Story of the Jewish War Orphans in Canada (Vehicule Press) by Vancouver's Fraidie Martz has won the Tannenbaum Award for Canadian Jewish History.

[BCBW 1997]