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2013 VA Yom Ha'Shoah

The commemoration program can be found at www.jcouncil.org/shoa2013vaprogram. The day started with original art work created by 11 area artists, teens who participated in Holocaust survivor testimony programs, and the JCCNV's shelicha, who created an exhibit on "Israel & the Holocaust." Elected officials, diplomats and clergy from several faith traditions participated alongside community members in B'nai B'rith's "Unto Every Person There Is A Name," worldwide annual program that endeavors to remember as many individuals as possible among the six million lost to the Holocaust. These programs were followed by "Holocaust Art: Then & Now," a seminar with George Mason University Art Historian Marion Deshmukh followed by her interview of two artists who contributed to the local exhibit. Each year the evening culminates in the community wide observance. Rosalind Gold, Rabbi Emerita of Northern Virginia Hebrew Congregation and Cantor Allen Leider of Temple Rodef Shalom led the ceremony and community choir. An original music composition was provided by George Mason University Music Department and poetry and narratives were read by two dozen clergy and lay representatives from Christian, Muslim, Hindu, Sikh as well as Jewish traditions. The program also recognized 19 Holocaust survivors in our local community and their accomplishments, followed by the Pledge of Continuation by children and grandchildren of survivors. Youth also participated in the service with 12 year old Madeline LeBeau performing L'Dor V'Dor and 15 year old Rebecca Linick reciting "At My Bat Mitzvah and Hers," an adaptation of Rabbi Howard Kahn's poem dedicated to a young resistance martyr of the Holocaust.


Setting Up
Setting Up

Registration
Registration

The Youth Exhibit
The Youth Exhibit

Holocaust Twinning Tiles
Holocaust Twinning Tiles

Israel and the Holocaust
Israel and the Holocaust

Studying the Holocaust Through Journalism
Studying the Holocaust Through Journalism

Yael and Irene setting up
Yael and Irene setting up

Looking at exhibits
Looking at exhibits

Judy Flippen-Anderson at Registration
Judy Flippen-Anderson at Registration

Faith Communities in Action
Faith Communities in Action

Elected Officials Arriving
Elected Officials Arriving

A Former Governor; Child of a Survivor
A Former Governor; Child of a Survivor

The German Embassy Represented
The German Embassy Represented

Delegate Eileen Filler-Corn
Delegate Eileen Filler-Corn

Here Comes Connolly
Here Comes Connolly

Supervisor McKay on Hand
Supervisor McKay on Hand

And a time for reflection
And a time for reflection

At the wall exhibit
At the wall exhibit

In the Bodzin Art Gallery
In the Bodzin Art Gallery

A Closer Look
A Closer Look

Yael and Erika Goodin
Yael and Erika Goodin

And with Lore Schneider
And with Lore Schneider

Rabbi Perlin and Cookie Blitz
Rabbi Perlin and Cookie Blitz

Jeff Dannick and youth art
Jeff Dannick and youth art

An Interactive Art Exhibit
An Interactive Art Exhibit

On Display
On Display

The Linicks at Yom Ha'Shoah
The Linicks at Yom Ha'Shoah

Steve Adleberg with Irene Rehbock
Steve Adleberg with Irene Rehbock

And Irene with Sara Moore
And Irene with Sara Moore

Alok & Raj at Registration
Alok & Raj at Registration

Pledge of the Next Generation
Pledge of the Next Generation

Dor L' Dor
Dor L' Dor

The Gentlemen Kohn
The Gentlemen Kohn

Anne Hermann
Anne Hermann

B'nai Shalom Represented
B'nai Shalom Represented

Edith Ziskind
Edith Ziskind

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

B'nai B'rith Name Reading
B'nai B'rith Name Reading

Listening to Name Reading
Listening to Name Reading

Learning about JSSA Resources
Learning about JSSA Resources

The Keynote Address
The Keynote Address

The Artists in the Spotlight
The Artists in the Spotlight

Call of the Shofar
Call of the Shofar

Welcome to the JCCNV
Welcome to the JCCNV

Why is this day different?
Why is this day different?

A VIP Recognition
A VIP Recognition

A Moving Tribute by George Allen
A Moving Tribute by George Allen

Remembering Etty
Remembering Etty

Miriam Novitch & Spiritual Resistance
Miriam Novitch & Spiritual Resistance

Sikhs in Solidarity
Sikhs in Solidarity

Hannah Senesh Remembered
Hannah Senesh Remembered

"Blessed is the Match"
"Blessed is the Match"

Partisans & Poets: Abraham Sutzkever
Partisans & Poets: Abraham Sutzkever

A Wagon of Shoes
A Wagon of Shoes

At My Bat Mitzvah and Hers
At My Bat Mitzvah and Hers

Now She Lives in Each of Us
Now She Lives in Each of Us

Janusz Korczak and the Orphan March
Janusz Korczak and the Orphan March

A View from the Room
A View from the Room

A Sea of Song
A Sea of Song

With the Community Choir
With the Community Choir

The Music of Viktor Ullmann
The Music of Viktor Ullmann

We Remember
We Remember

Cookie Hymer Blitz
Cookie Hymer Blitz

Lighting the First Candle
Lighting the First Candle

Lighting Candle Two
Lighting Candle Two

Candle Three
Candle Three

Mother and Son in Remembrance
Mother and Son in Remembrance

A Helping Hand
A Helping Hand

Pledge of the Next Generation
Pledge of the Next Generation

The Pledge of Continuation
The Pledge of Continuation

The Candle of Hope
The Candle of Hope

Musical Reflections
Musical Reflections

The Holocaust Kaddish
The Holocaust Kaddish

A Voice of Hope
A Voice of Hope

A Token of Thanks
A Token of Thanks

We Remember
We Remember


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