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Your Guide to Holocaust Commemoration Events

by JewishBoston.com / April 21, 2011

Yom HaShoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day, is on Sunday, May 1, 2011. With about twenty events happening around the Greater Boston area, from movie screenings and discussions to survivors speaking, there are many options for each of us to recognize Yom HaShoah, remember the tragic events of our past, and look forward to a more hopeful future. 

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May 1

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April 27 

Terezin: The Land of Deception at Temple Shir Tikva, Wayland

Screening of The Pianist in West Newton

April 29 

Special Shabbat/Yom Hashoah Service at Kerem Shalom, Concord

April 30 

Shabbat Services honoring survivors and their descendants at Congregation Mishkan Tefila, Chestnut Hill

Yom Hashoah Havdalah with Boston 3G and Riverway Project at Temple Israel, Boston

A Film Unfinished at Temple Beth David, Westwood

May 1

A Personal Documentary by an Austrian Refugee at Shir Tikva, Wayland

Commemoration with Dr. Abraham Peck at Temple Emeth, Chestnut Hill

New England Holocaust Memorial's 15th anniversary Commemoration

Moment of Silence: Frozen Memorial with Boston 3G at the New England Holocaust Memorial

Documentary and Interfaith Learn-In on Genocide at Temple Emanuel of the Merrimack Valley, Lowell

Yom Hashoah Service, Film, and Concert at Temple Israel, Boston with the Terezin Music Foundation

Candlelighting, Survivor Stories, and Readings at Congregation Beth Israel, Andover

The Importance of Music Before, During, and After the Holocaust at Congregation Mishkan Tefila, Chestnut Hill

Refused to Die: Film and Discussion with filmmaker Susie Davidson at Temple Shalom, Medford

Frauenstimmen: Womens Voices from Ravensbruck by Hebrew College at The Fenway Center, Boston

Multimedia Presentation: Why Do We Need to Remember? with Ma'yan Tikvah in Wayland

Jewish Ghetto Cabaret at Temple Emunah, Lexington

May 2 

Exhibit: Portraits of Zinkov at Hebrew College, Newton

Artists Confront the Holocaust - Survivor and Artist Discussion at Temple Ohabei Shalom, Brookline

Two Who Dared screening and discussion at Harvard University Hillel, Cambridge

Judy Faust on her Mother's Experience healing from the Holocaust at Beth Elohim, Acton

Panel discussion of five members in film Tikkun at Temple Emanuel, Newton

Anti-Semitism: What's New About It? at Temple Israel, Sharon

May 4 

Cambridge's Annual Holocaust Commemoration

May 5

War Through a Child's Eye- A Survivor Story at JCC of the North Shore, Marblehead

May 7

Movie Night: Viewing and Discussion of Defiance at Congregation B'nai Torah, Sudbury 

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