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Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) is a time for meditation, reflection, and somber memorial. These books can help guide your introspection.

Our guest speaker, Dr. Lindsay Warren, will describe the special challenges and benefits for survivors living in a Displaced Persons Camp after the war. 

Sunday, March 25, 2018 - 7:00pm

Learn about and listen to the songs and prayers for observance of Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day). 

Saul Bellow, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1976, was born near Montreal in 1915 to Russian Jewish immigrant parents.

Eliezar Wiesel was born in 1928 in the small Hungarian village of Sighet, in what is today Romania. 

The late author and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel received numerous awards during his lifetime for his human rights activities, including the Nobel Prize for Peace in 1986.

I saw on CNN that there was rioting in Washington Heights and I was concerned about you." Rioting in Washington Heights was news to me. Such are the joys of our globalized communications galaxy.

Our scroll – Blatna scroll #877 – originally belonged to the Jewish community of Blatna, which once might have included as many as 100 people. By the mid-1930s, thanks to migration – both across the Atlantic and to larger towns in the region – Blatna numbered only eight Jewish families. When the Nazis rounded up the town's Jews in November 1942, those families were sent to Terezin. We know the names of 26 of those who perished.

It probably doesn't matter that Alice Herz Sommer didn't live to see the Academy Award ceremony that took place on Sunday, March 7, 2014.

Lessons about faith in Auschwitz.

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