JCRC's Maryland Holocaust Commemoration: Hate Speech and the Holocaust, brings together hundreds of community members including Holocaust survivors and their families, in addition to diplomats, elected officials, and interfaith clergy. To learn more and see the full schedule of events, please visit jcouncil.org/YomHaShoahMD
2:30 — 4:00 PM: Teen Program
Teens confront the impact of hate speech in discussions with a Holocaust Survivor and members of «Operation Understanding DC.» A youth-led candle lighting and name reading ceremony concludes the program. Visit jcouncil.org/TeenProgram for additional information and to register.
“Unto Every Person There Is A Name”
An annual worldwide name reading program coordinated by B'nai B'rith International with Yad Vashem, The World Holocaust Remembrance Center. To submit names of loved ones to be read and remembered by the community, visit jcouncil.org/UntoEveryPerson. If you are attending in person to read the names of loved ones, you do not need to submit that in advance.
Community Art & Artifacts Exhibit:
View youth and community artists’ original works inspired by the Holocaust and created for this year’s observance.
3:00 — 4:00 PM: Dor L’ Dor
Inter-generational discussions with Holocaust Survivors. All are welcome.
4:00 — 5:30 PM Community Commemoration
Memorial service honoring the survivors, victims, and heroes of
the Holocaust, including a survivor sharing her living testimony. Survivors and children of survivors in attendance will be recognized during the community candle lighting. To submit your name in advance, visit jcouncil.org/Candlelighting
5:30 — 6:30 PM Arts & Artifacts Exhibit Continued
Sponsored by JCRC of Greater Washington
With support from: Adat Shalom Reconstructionist Congregation MD DC VA, AJC Washington Regional Office, ADL Washington D.C., Beit Chaverim of Calvert County, Maryland, Bender JCC of Greater Washington, Beth Sholom Congregation, Bethesda Jewish Congregation, B'nai Shalom of Olney, Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School, Charles E. Smith Life Communities, Congregation Beth El, Bethesda, Maryland, B'nai Tzedek Potomac, Congregation Har Shalom, Har Tzeon-Agudath Achim, Congregation Sha'are Shalom, Congregation Tifereth Israel, Garden of Remembrance Memorial Park, Hadassah Greater Washington, Hevrat Shalom Congregation, InterFaith Conference of Metropolitan Washington, Jewish Council for the Aging (JCA), Jewish Coalition Against Domestic Abuse (JCADA), Jewish Foundation for Group Homes, Jewish Genealogy Society of Greater Washington, JSSA, Kemp Mill Synagogue, Berman Hebrew Academy, Mishkan Torah Synagogue — Greenbelt, MD, Montgomery County Faith Community Advisory Council, Ohr Kodesh Congregation, Shaare Torah, Silver Spring Jewish Center, Temple Beth Ami, Temple Emanuel of Kensington, MD, Temple Sinai DC, The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Young Israel-Ezras Israel of Potomac, Washington Board of Rabbis, Washington Hebrew Congregation, Yad Vashem Names Recovery Project
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