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Yom Ha Shoah Holocaust Remembrance Day

You are invited to join congregants and community members as they pay tribute to the six million Jews that lost their lives during the Holocaust at Yom Ha Shoah. Holocaust Remembrance Day will be held on Monday, April 24, at 7 p.m. The community-wide commemoration ceremony will be held at Congregation Beth Shalom Rodfe Zedek, 55 East Kings Highway in Chester.

Agnes M. Vertes, from the Holocaust Child Survivors of Connecticut, will be the keynote speaker. The event will feature the documentary One out of Ten, which features eight of their members from different countries, each with different experiences. The documentary won a silver medal at the New York Festivals. One out of Ten was on Channel 13, CPTV and Israeli TV Channel 2. It is used as a teaching tool in schools all over the U.S