Holocaust memorial to focus on ‘Farhud’
Speaker at April 15 event will discuss the 1941 pogrom against Iraqi Jews
Friday, April 06, 2007
By LESLIE PALMA-SIMONCEK
ADVANCE STAFF WRITER
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — “Remembering the Farhud: The Destruction of Sephardic Jewry During the Holocaust” is the theme of this year’s Yom HaShoa commemoration, to take place at 7 p.m. April 15 at the Joan & Alan Bernikow Jewish Community Center in Sea View.

Shelomo Alfassa, founder and former executive director of the International Sephardic Leadership Council, will be the guest speaker.
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