Northern Virginia's 2015 Holocaust Observance
reflects upon: THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SCAPEGOATING
Sunday, April 19, 2015 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 “The Psychology of Scapegoating” Seminar
This year's keynote speaker will discuss the ostracism and dehumanization of individuals and ethnic groups that can often be a precursor to dire tragedies.
7:00pm – 8:30pm Community Commemoration
Featuring a multigenerational candle lighting, readings, prayers, the Holocaust Kaddish, community choir and musical reflections.
(light Kosher refreshments will be available until 6:30pm / click here for satellite parking information)
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Individual supporters or family foundations that donate a minimum of $250 will be listed at our Yom Ha’Shoah program this year.
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