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Yom HaShoah Commemoration

Yom HaShoah
Apr 23 2017 | 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Yom HaShoah

52nd Annual Community-Wide Holocaust Commemoration

Join us on Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day as we commemorate the six million Jewish people who perished in the Holocaust.

11am - Service of Remembrance, Memorial to the Six Million at Greenwood Cemetery

Featured Speaker Manuela Mendels Bornstein, Holocaust survivor from France.

In honor of Yom HaShoah we will be offering free admission to our signature exhibition Absence of Humanity: The Holocaust Years, 1933-1945.

Please note that the 11am service will not be held at The Breman Museum and will be taking place at Greenwood Cemetery. For more information on this event please call 678-222-3700. For security, please leave bags in car.

About Manuela Mendels Bornstein:

Manuela and her family survived the Holocaust hiding in Vichy, France. Her story honors the "conspiracy of goodness" that saved them from Parisian neighbors and friends, to members of the Resistance, to the grace of villagers who never revealed their whereabouts despite great danger to themselves.

Jointly Sponsored by Eternal-Life Hemshech, the William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, and the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta.


*Regular museum admission must be paid for access to Atlanta Collects and Eighteen Artifacts: A Story of Jewish Atlanta.


Other Events

  • February 24th, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Bearing Witness: Robert Ratonyi (Hungary)

    Robert remembers a childhood scarred by fear, upheaval, hunger and loss. He was six years old when forced to wear a yellow star and face the terrors of war and ghetto life without his parents, both of whom were deported to concentration camps. He grew up under communist dictatorship and escaped Hungary following the bloody uprising of 1956. A graduate of MIT and Drexel University, Robert went on to a successful business career.

  • March 10th, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    “SALUTE TO HOLLYWOOD”

    What do the songs “Beauty and the Best”, “Que Sera Sera”, and “White Christmas” have in common, in addition to being winners of the Academy-Awards most prestigious music award? They were all written by Jewish composers! Bob Spiotto, dazzling performer and director of programs at New York City’s Friar’s Club, will be taking us on an entertaining journey through the glamorous history of Jewish contributions to music and film. Spiotto will be joined by a group of Atlanta’s glitziest musical stars, including Joe Alterman.

  • March 13th, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    Historic Jewish Atlanta Tour: Fulton Bag and Cotton Mill

    Once the largest employer in Atlanta, the Fulton Bag & Cotton Mill is now loft apartments and condos. Explore the Jewish history of the factory and how it gave rise to Cabbagetown and also Georgia Tech. This program is presented in partnership with Phoenix Flies presented by the Atlanta Preservation Center.

  • March 24th, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Bearing Witness: Ben Walker (Romania)

    Ben was six years old when he and his family were ordered to report to the railroad station within four hours. He and his mother survived the Holocaust in conditions beyond description in Transnistria, in southern Ukraine. Following the war, he and his mother immigrated to Israel where he served in the Israeli army. Mr. Walker later moved to the United States, where he attended the University of Florida and Syracuse University before moving to Atlanta.

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