World War II and the extermination of six million Jews left survivors with the extraordinary task of beginning again amid great tragedy and loss. Yet they did, forging ahead to build lives of dignity and distinction.
Join us on Wednesday, April 18th at 7 PM at the Jewish Community Center for the annual community commemoration of the Holocaust, sponsored by the Center for Holocaust Awareness and Information (CHAI) of the Federation. There is no cost to attend and all are welcome. The JCC is located at 1200 Edgewood Avenue.
Get a complete schedule of Yom HaShoah programming in the community here.
Hear about their experiences with Phyllis Kasdin, author of The Future Begins with the Past: An Archives Exhibit of Jewish Rochester. Learn about the Rochester Jewish community’s efforts to begin to understand the pain of survivors and how to acknowledge them, as well as acknowledge those who perished.
Also featured with be a panel of teens, Michal Adar, Allia Calkins, Brandon Davis, Andrea Fenster and Andrew Narotsky, who went on the Federation’s Journey for Identity from Rochester to Poland and Israel; Eastman School of Music double bass player Julia Shulman; Rabbi Sarah Freidson-King; and Hazzan Martin Leubitz.
Get a complete schedule of Yom Ha'Shoah programming in the community, including a program for teens on Sunday morning, April 22nd and a reception and photography exhibit on the same afternoon, by downloading a Yom haShoah brochure
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