Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day)

On Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day), Jews all over the world mourn the six million Jewish lives lost during the Holocaust as part of Hitler’s genocidal “Final Solution.”

Yom HaShoah v’HaGevurah
(Holocaust Remembrance Day)

North Peninsula Community-Wide Commemoration

Join us as we welcome survivor Herb Barasch.

Hosted at Peninsula Temple Beth El

Sunday, April 16, 2023
Reading of the Names at 3:30 pm; Ceremony at 4:00 pm

Multi-Generational Service | Procession of Survivors Student Artwork and Writings | Music and Song Candle-lighting | Survivors’ Biographies

A Hidden Child’s Journey to Freedom

Herbert BaraschHerbert Barasch will be in conversation with his son Adam about his experiences as a hidden child during the Holocaust. In 1938 after Kristallnacht, Herbert and his parents fled Austria to Belgium. When Herbert was five years old, he and his mother were arrested by the Gestapo and released only minutes before being deported. Soon after, an underground organization helped to arrange for Herbert to be hidden in a Catholic orphanage outside of Brussels. Herbert encouraged Adam and his family to trace his journey to freedom and pass on his story of rescue and survival to future generations.

This program is free and open to the public. Masks are required. Parental discretion recommended for children under age 12. To join us via Zoom, please register here.

For more information, transportation assistance, to submit names for the list of martyrs or of recently deceased survivors, please contact the planning committee at northpenyh@gmail.com

Attend the Commemoration & Candlelighting Virtually

Registration required to attend via Zoom. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Yom HaShoah Community-Wide Commemoration 2023

Sunday, April 16 • 3:30 pm

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Yom HaShoah Candlelighting

Monday, April 17 • 7:00 pm

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