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Live and Virtual Yom Hashoah Commemoration Planned for Sunday

The Yom Hashoah Commemoration will be held in-person at the Emanuel Synagogue in West Hartford and also as a virtual event.

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After two years of hosting the community-wide Yom HaShoah Commemoration virtually, due to the pandemic, the Mandell JCC and Voices of Hope are holding this year’s “Remembrance Day” both live and virtually.

The hybrid event, which honors the memory of the six million Jews who perished during the Shoah, also known as the Holocaust, will take place Sunday, April 24, at 7 p.m. at the Emanuel Synagogue, 160 Mohegan Drive, West Hartford. Advanced registration is required and can be accessed here.

“We are at a turning point in history where there are fewer survivors able to provide firsthand testimony,” says Kathy Fishman, Voices of Hope executive director. “Sunday’s panel, ‘Conversation Between Generations,’ is a special opportunity to hear from survivor, Ruth ‘Tutti’ Fishman and her children and grandson. The program will educate about the horrors of the Shoah, honor those who are no longer with us and convey the importance of passing the responsibility for Holocaust remembrance and education to the next generation.”

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