Northern Virginia's 2014 Holocaust Observance reflects upon: On Deaf Ears: Media Coverage and Public Response in the Holocaust Years Sunday, April 27, 2014 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.
6:00pm – 7:00pm “On Deaf Ears” Seminar This year's keynote speaker will discuss media coverage and public response to the news coverage leading up to and throughout the Holocaust.
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)
2014 Lead Co-Host:
The following agencies and organizations are participating in this year's Northern Virginia Holocaust Observance:
AGENCIES: American Jewish Committee, Anti-Defamation League, ARISE Campus Ministries at George Mason University, Art & Remembrance, Centreville Immigration Forum, Christian Law Institute, Fairfax Office of Human Rights & Equity, Fairfax Faith Communities in Action, Federation of Jewish Men's Clubs, Garden of Remembrance Memorial Park, George Mason University Hillel and Music Department, Gesher Jewish Day School, Guru Gobind Singh Foundation, Hadassah, Jewish Council for the Aging, Jewish Historic Society of Greater Washington, Jewish Social Service Agency, Jewish War Veterans, National Council of Jewish Women, United Hindu Jain Association, Uriah P Levy Lodge B’nai B’rith Chesapeake Bay Region, Virginia Holocaust Museum, Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy, Yad Vashem CONGREGATIONS: Accotink Unitarian Universalist Church, Agudas Achim, All Dulles Area Muslim Society (ADAMS) Center, Annandale Stake of the Church of Latter Day Saints, Antioch Baptist Church, Beth Chaverim Reform Congregation, Beth El Hebrew Congregation, Congregation Beth Emeth, Bethlehem Lutheran Church of Fairfax, Congregation Adat Reyim, Congregation Etz Hayim, Congregation Olam Tikvah, Fauquier Jewish Congregation, Fort Belvoir Jewish Military Congregation, Kol Ami: Northern Virginia Reconstructionist Congregation, Ner Shalom, Northern Virginia Hebrew Congregation, Sha’are Shalom, Shoreshim, St Gabriel’s Episcopal Church, Temple Beth Torah, Temple B’nai Shalom, Temple Rodef Shalom, Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington, Unitarian Universalist Church of Loudoun, Unitarian Universalists of Sterling. Not listed as a co-sponsor yet? Contact JCRC, 703-893-4007 / firstname.lastname@example.org
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