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Yom HaShoah Commemoration

Yom HaShoah
May 05 2019 | 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Yom HaShoah

54th Annual Community-Wide Holocaust Commemoration

All are welcome to this creative and moving ceremony honoring survivors and remembering the loved ones lost during the Holocaust. The featured speaker is Holocaust survivor Hershel Greenblat (Ukraine).
 
In honor of Yom HaShoah admission to The Breman Museum is free this day (10 AM - 5 PM).

Schedule

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

Download The 2019 Yom HaShoah Flyer

Please note that the 11 AM service will not be held at The Breman Museum and will be taking place at Greenwood Cemetery. Greenwood Cemetery is located at 1173 Cascade Circle SW, Atlanta, GA 30311

For security, please leave bags in car.

Featured Speaker Hershel Greenblat 

Born in the caves of Ukraine, Hershel Greenblat survived the Holocaust because of the resourcefulness and determination of his parents in evading the Nazis. As he states, “It is because of my parents’ unwavering will that we were able to survive the horrors of the Holocaust.” When the family settled in Atlanta, Hershel learned how to become an American as well as an active member of his southern community. Come hear his message.

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


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