Yom Hashoah Ve-Hagevurah Holocaust and Heroism Remembrance Day

Organization Oshman Family JCC
Date/Time Sunday 4/23/2017 7p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Congregation Beth Am
26790 Arastradero Rd
South Bay - Los Altos Hills
Cost Free
Age Range Mixed Ages
Categories Performance
Social Justice

Please join us for the South Peninsula Yom HaShoah Service of Remembrance. This inter-generational event will feature stories of survivors recorded and presented by local teenagers.

"For the dead and for the living, we must bear witness." These are the words of Elie Wiesel who passed away on July 2, 2016. His legacy is a beacon of humanity and hope.

This year's Yom HaShoah v'Hagevurah Service of Remembrance focuses on this great humanitarian, Nobel Prize winner, author and survivor of Auschwitz Birkenau and the Death March to Buchenwald. The ceremony will feature Wiesel's writings, as well as songs, music, prayer and artwork as a means of commemoration.

Co-Sponsors: Congregation Beth Am; Congregation Emek Beracha; Congregation Etz Chayim; Congregation Kol Emeth; Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School; Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties; Jewish Family and Children's Services; Jewish LearningWorks; Keddem Congregation; Kehillah Jewish High School; Oshman Family Jewish Community Center; Sequoia Chapter of Hadassah; South Peninsula Hebrew Day School


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