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NoVA Yom Ha'Shoah Commemoration 2013
Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia

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Northern Virginia's 2013 Holocaust Observance
reflects upon: RESISTANCE through Art

Sunday, April 7, 2013 I 5:00 - 8:30
at the Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia
8900 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax

5:00pm – 6:00pm "Unto Every Person There Is A Name" and Youth & Community Art Exhibits
Participate in B’nai B’rith International’s reading of names of those murdered during the Holocaust. View youth and community artists’ original works inspired by the Holocaust and created for this year’s observance. Artwork will be on display at the JCCNV February 12-April 15.

6:00pm – 7:00pm “Holocaust Art: Then & Now”
George Mason University History  and Art History Professor Marion Deshmukh will describe and display works of art created during the Holocaust and interview local artists Lynn Goldstein and Lilianne Milgrom about Holocaust inspired works they have produced.

7:00pm – 8:30pm  Community Commemoration
Featuring a multigenerational candle lighting, readings, prayers, the Holocaust Kaddish, community choir and musicalreflections, including a newly created composition by a George Mason University music student.

(light Kosher refreshments will be available until 6:30pm / click here for satellite parking information)

Sponsored By: Co-Hosted By:  
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JCRC thanks the additional supporting agencies & synagogues.  AGENCIES American Jewish Committee, Anti-Defamation League, B’nai B’rith Chesapeake Region, Garden of Remembrance Memorial Park, Gesher Jewish Day School, Hadassah, George Mason Music School, Jewish Council for the Aging, Jewish Historic Society of Greater Washington, Jewish Social Service Agency,  Jewish War Veterans, National Council of Jewish Women, Partnership for Jewish Life & Learning, Virginia Holocaust Museum, Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy  CONGREGATIONS: Adat Reyim, Agudas Achim, Beth Chaverim Reform, Beth El Hebrew, Beth Emeth,, Etz Hayim,  Fauquier Jewish, Fort Belvior Jewish Military Congregation, Kol Ami: Northern Virginia Reconstructionist, Ner Shalom, Northern Virginia Hebrew, Olam Tikvah, Sha’are Shalom, Shoreshim, Temple Beth Torah, Temple B’nai Shalom, Temple Rodef Shalom.  Not listed as a co-sponsor yet?  Contact JCRC, 703-893-4007 /

Support the JCRC's Yom Ha'Shoah efforts today by donating here. Individual supporters or family foundations that donate a minimum
of $250 will be listed at our Yom Ha’Shoah program this year.

JCRC also offers a Maryland Holocaust Observance

Time: 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
8900 Little River Turnpike
Fairfax, VA 22031

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