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Sunday Apr 23
Yom Hashoah: Reading of the Names

For the 19th consecutive year, the Upper West Side community will gather to read the names of those among the 6 million murdered Jews. The reading will begin at West End Synagogue on Sunday, April 23...

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Sunday Apr 23
Shoah 2017

Please join us to commemorate the day and hear the story of the righteous gentile, Aristedes de Sousa Mendes, as told by WJC member Miriam Turkel. Turkel’s parents were issued visas that saved their...

04-16-2017
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Sunday Apr 23
Annual Gathering of Remembrance

More than 2,000 people, including survivors and their families, elected officials and other members of the community join in a memorial service that fulfills the sacred Jewish obligation to remember.

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Sunday Apr 23
ASL-interpreted Yom HaShoah Commemoration

I’m Bram Weiser, and I coordinate American Sign Language (ASL)-interpreted Services & Events at Town & Village Synagogue (T&V), which happen approximately monthly during the year.

04-09-2017
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Sunday Apr 23
Commemoration & Screening of "Joe's Violin"

A community-wide observance for the 35th Annual Holocaust Remembrance Day Commemoration. The program begins with a special screening of Oscar-nominated short documentary “Joe’s Violin,” the true...

04-16-2017
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Sunday Apr 23
Commemoration & Art Exhibit

As part of Beth El’s commemorative service, artists Sara Aldouby will share her story and talk about her work. Aldouby was born in 1938 in Hajdúnánás, Hungary, northeast of Budapest. In addition to...

04-16-2017
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Sunday Apr 23
Yom HaShoah Program: Speaker Simon Felder

Simon Felder was born in Amsterdam, 1935. At age six and a half, the Nazis sent him and his family to a holding camp. From there, he was transported to Bergen Belsen, where he remained until January...

04-16-2017
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Sunday Apr 23
Yom HaShoah: Irving Roth on "The Signposts on the Road to Auschwitz"

Renowned guest speaker Irving Roth will discuss “The Signposts on the Road to Auschwitz: the transformation of an ordinary society into murderers.” Roth, a survivor of Auschwitz and Buchenwald, will...

04-16-2017
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Sunday Apr 23
Holocaust Remembrance w/Ada Gracin

This year’s Yom HaShoah observance features special guest speaker Ada Gracin, a Holocaust survivor who was born in Poland was displaced from her home at the age of 3. She spent her childhood escaping...

04-16-2017
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