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2015 MD Yom Ha'Shoah

The JCRC Maryland Holocaust Commemoration was hosted at Congregation Har Shalom of Potomac in 2015. Over 600 Holocaust survivors, dignitaries, elected officials, rabbis and interfaith clergy, adults and teens attended. Also on site was the Dor V' Dor Holocaust survivor dialogue program; art, artifacts and informational exhibits; the clergy remembrance of the Lost Communities and a keynote address on "Anti-Semitism Then and Now" be Rabbi Andrew Baker, Director for International Jewish Affairs at the American Jewish Committee. The JCRC thanks the individuals and foundations which support our year-round Holocaust educational programming (www.jcouncil.org/YHSDonors) and the organizations that partners with us each year (www.jcouncil.org/MDSupportingAgencies). The full program may be found at www.jcouncil.org/Shoa2015MDProgram


The Program
The Program

The Yellow Candles of Remembrance
The Yellow Candles of Remembrance

Viewing the Exhibits
Viewing the Exhibits

Yad Vashem's Name Registry
Yad Vashem's Name Registry

A JCRC Welcome
A JCRC Welcome

Remembering the Lost Communities
Remembering the Lost Communities

The Sixth Candle of Hope
The Sixth Candle of Hope

Nesse Reads the Pledge of the Survivors
Nesse Reads the Pledge of the Survivors

A View From the Room
A View From the Room

Talking with Survivors
Talking with Survivors

A Survivor Tells Her Story
A Survivor Tells Her Story

Bearing Witness to the Survivors
Bearing Witness to the Survivors

Before the Ceremony
Before the Ceremony

Media Coverage of Nazi Actions
Media Coverage of Nazi Actions

Reading the Country Profiles
Reading the Country Profiles

Unto Every Person There Is A Name
Unto Every Person There Is A Name

A Survivor at the Podium
A Survivor at the Podium

Rabbi Raskin's Greeting
Rabbi Raskin's Greeting

The Rabbis Remember
The Rabbis Remember

Rabbi Baker's Keynote Address
Rabbi Baker's Keynote Address

Tamar Hendel Reads "Alice's Seder"
Tamar Hendel Reads "Alice's Seder"

The First Candle
The First Candle

Susan Miles Reads the Pledge of Acceptance
Susan Miles Reads the Pledge of Acceptance

The Mourner's Kadish
The Mourner's Kadish


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