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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.


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